Linen fabric has gained huge popularity now a day and is well known for its luxury fabric. Linen fabric has its origin dated back to about 4000 years ago from Egypt. The Egyptians used linen as their currency and also they used linen fabric to cover mummies for preservation which was still unaffected after more than 3000 years when the tomb of Pharoah Ramses II was found, this ensures that how durable linen fabric can be. Linen fabric is produced from flax plants and these plants require a lot of efforts and hard work to be converted into threads and then these threads are extremely delicate which are woven into a fabric, this makes linen fabric very expensive and rare.
Blouse piece: Yes, the saree comes up with a Blouse piece of 0.8 meters.
Linen sarees are highly being used to create ethnic wear because of its luxurious qualities and look it represents. Linen sarees are very lightweight and are highly being preferred by many women in recent times, it is very comfortable to wear soft linen sarees as they possess many qualities like good absorption, naturally made, healthy and strong fabric which also helps in keeping the body temperature cool in hot summers. Linen sarees come in various designs like plain linen, dyed linen, printed linen, and embroidered linen. Linen sarees are always in trend and never feel outdated.
Maintenance of Saree:
1. Always remember before washing your linen saree for the very first time, soak your saree in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes with rock salt. This will ensure that the color of your saree will not latch on to the saree and it will prevent your linen saree from 'bleeding’ color during subsequent washes.
2. Use only liquid detergent to wash your linen saree. Never wring your saree vigorously; instead, you can hang your saree over a water-tap and allow the excess water to drain off from your linen saree.
3. Always store your linen saree in an airy cupboard that is devoid of humidity and direct sunlight for your sarees.