The maheshwari cotton-silk suits by the artisan clusters in the town of Maheshwar, are handwoven with a technique that has been preserved by the community since 5th century AD. It was developed under the patronage of the Maratha queen Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar.
One can see the influence of maheshwar architecture in its simple and elegant designs and the result is a weave that is elegant and truly timeless.
Contrast Hand Block Printed Maheshwari Silk Suit with Zari Border
Top: Maheshwari Silk
Dupatta: Maheshwari silk