This saree you see here is a Bomkai saree hand woven in a pit loom. The special characteristic of the Bomkai is that the weaving technique incorporates embroidery like threadwork and ikkat into the saree. Notice the young girl woven into the fabric? The motifs are largely inspired from nature and depicting tales of mythology and various other stories. So you will often find little flowers, fish, the lotus, the peacock also as part of the story woven in. It is in fact a weaving technique that dates back to 600 BC and quite rustic in their look. Traditionally worn on auspicious occasions, the Bomkai is now one of the most sought after weaves craved for and bought by the discerning. Blouse piece attached in maroon red Care - Dry cleaning preferred OR Hand wash in cold water and dry in shade. Use a medium hot iron to keep it looking fresh and creasefree.