Mashru has a silk exterior, but the inner fabric which stays in contact with the skin is made up of cotton. Therefore, has the appearance of glistening silk that conceals the soothing feel of cotton.While the glossy and opulent silk appeals to people with a luxurious taste, the cotton yarns keep the wearer feeling cool in warm weather conditions.
Since silk is a natural fiber, it is inherently sustainable and non-damaging to the environment. The harvesting and production of wild silk does not have any negative environmental impact.
Silk is highly valued because it possesses many excellent properties. Not only does it look lustrous and feel luxurious, but it is also lightweight, resilient, and extremely strong—one filament of silk is stronger then a comparable filament of steel