The hand woven silk Sarees of Maharashtra has distinctive style of its own with bold patterns and traditional motifs conveying the typical cultural heritage. It has been originated in Paithan (Dist: Aurangabad) during the 6th century B.C. and subsequently spread to other areas like Yeola (Dist: Nashik) of the state. The art style embedded in the product is innovative and has appealing dynamism. The uniqueness of the product lies with special designs in Pallu and its borders. The artisans have woven their art forms from the myths, faiths, symbol and natural surroundings providing an appealing dynamism. Intricate design on Pallu and border is the specialty of Paithani Sarees and fabrics. The motifs woven in the Sarees like peacock, lotus, mango and other designs have been borrowed from the rock-cut caves of Ajanta and Ellora. The weavers use silk yarn and zari with various specifications to produce their products.