Paithani is originated from the Paithan town in Aurangabad, Maharastra. This variety of saree is considered as one of the most expensive sarees in India because of its very fine silk. Currently, the largest manufacturer of this saree is Yeola town in Nashik, Maharastra. This is one of the most famous Maharashtrian saree in India.
Morbangadi: When a peacock is designed in a bangle or in the bangle shape, then the motif is known as morbangadi because mor means peacock and bandagi means bangle. This morbangadi motif or a motif having a single peacock dance is generally woven over the pallu. Such elaborated designs or motifs make the saree or dupatta very expensive Munia brocade: Parrots are referred to as Munia. When the pallu, as well as the borders, are garnished with a little raised pattern such motifs are known as Munia. These parrots are always woven in leaf green colour. If such parrots are crafted in silk those are called tota-maina. Lotus brocade: The motifs when woven in a little raised pattern over the pallu and sometimes on the border is known as lotus brocade. The lotus motif consists of 7-8 colours.