The saree is an unstitched garment worn by the women in India, which reflects the vast aesthetics to suit a women's need for adornment and cultural identity. It is traditional wear across India of different styles depending on the region and occasion. Silk sarees (Pattu sarees) are renowned for their intricate work and adds value through Zari work which is considered to be special. Mysore silk saree, Banarasi silk saree, Kanjeevaram silk saree, Baluchari silk saree, Kornad saree, Patola silk sarees are some of the famous silk sarees in India. Each saree varies with its pattern of design and motif. The silk saree weavers of Chettinad area usually hails from the Kanchipuram weaving community who shifted their families to work for the Chettiar community by weaving the pattern of designs of their desires. Both frame loom and pit loom are used to weave these silk sarees, throw shuttle (manually) is used for the production of these sarees since more than 2 colors are used as weft threads. Three shuttles are used to insert the color threads for the borders and the body of the saree. In the production of these sarees, the weaver works on the right side and his aide on the left side shuttle. Pallu of the saree (the border) and body of the saree is woven separately and then interlocked together.
These sarees are characterized by huge contrast border offers an ethnic look along with appealing color combination, made through the inclusion of checks of varied colors and geometric patterns. Fine stripes, as well as checks in both horizontal and vertical manner, add to the relish of the fabric. Traditional motifs found are peacock and parrot with colors in mustard, brick red, and black.