You should never Machine-wash a saree. It should be gently hand washed. However, ideally dry cleaned. In case, you wash the saree yourself, wash only small corner of the saree to test the fabric quality and colors. After washing, you should roll it in a clean towel removing the water. Then, hang it to dry on a hanger. Avoid washing with a detergent in the starting. Use a bit of detergent after 2-3 simple washes. Avoid keeping the saree soaked in detergent water for long hours. Avoid brushing or washing a Silk Saree. This can result in tearing of the silk or zari. Source WashRead More →