India is a vast country which incorporates different customs, colours, dresses and climates. Saree being the wear of Indian women are very famous all over the world. Rightly saree is a unstitched piece of cloth which is 5 and 9 yards long. It is worn in a special way though each state has their own special saree and a unique way of wearing it too. Lest have a look at the various states in India and the sarees they are famous for:-
West Bengal - Dhaniakali, Tant, Katha, Baluchari, Dhakai, Tangail
Generally silk sarees should be dry-cleaned. In hand washing, the consistency of the silk may be altered, depending on the finishing treatment used to give it sheen and the colour may run. Chlorine bleach damages silk and causes it to yellow.
Certain pre-wash techniques have made certain washable. Raw silk, china silk, India silk, crepe de chine, Pongee, Shantung, tussar, dupion and jacquard silks are safer to wash. After washing, one should roll in a towel to remove the excess moisture, and then hang on to dry on a padded hanger.
Stained silk sarees should be dry-cleaned as soon as possible. Dyes and sizings tend to discolour with moisture. Therefore attempting to remove stains with water is not recommended without first testing the silk for colour fastness. It is difficult to remove a concentrated food or beverage stain. Scrubbing or pressing could ruin the fabric.
This can be treated by rubbing acetone on the area.
First Dry-cleaning fluids and then washing in soap and water can be used to remove lipstick stains.