Matka Silk Sarees
Matka silk is Coarse silk but lightweight and comfortable. The Matka silk made from left over fibres of Mulberry silk Cacoons without killing the silkworms, and is handspun the resulting yarn is thick. The silk filaments are piled up on a mud pot locally called Matka hence the name Mutka silk. It is mostly sourced from Karnataka and spun in the West Bengal district Murshidabad.