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Maheshwari silk-cotton handloom fabric
Maheshwari silk-cotton handloom fabric
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Maheshwari silk-cotton handloom fabric

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Fine quality original Maheshwari silk-cotton pure handloom fabric with woven border by master weaver Gulrez Ansari from Maheshwar.

The weaving tradition has been practiced in the family for many generations. 

This beautiful fabric is soft, lightweight and semi-sheer with tiny subtle woven stripes and a finely woven border on both sides of the fabric. Imagine these borders embellishing collar, cuffs and plackets.

Maheshwar is one of India’s ancient temple towns, with a riverside fort and the background hum of early morning hymns. It has long held spiritual significance  and continues to draw sadhus and pilgrims to its ancient ghats and temples beside the holy Narmada River.

It has been centre for prime handloom weaving since the 5th Century.

This fabric is sold in 50 cm increments, cut in continuous lengths.

Suitable for:  tops, blouses, lined dresses and skirts
Fabric composition:  silk / cotton
Fabric width:   112cm
Weight:  light
Opacity: semi sheer
Stretch: none
Care:   Always pre-wash your fabric before starting your sewing project. 
Wash separately in cold water with mild detergent
Do not squeeze or wring
Dry in shade 

Shrinkage: 3 - 5%

Minor irregularities are expected in handlooms and make each piece unique.

We take great care in photographing our products, but please be aware that minor differences in colour may occur between our camera and your monitor.