What is Muga Silk?

Muga silk is golden-colored silk produced only in Assam. It can be found in various Assamese costumes illustrating their rich tradition. Made from silkworms, Muga silk is widely used to make a number of traditional outfits. These silkworms feed on the aromatic leaves of the Soalu and Som plants. Experienced people are involved in the design of these Muga silks. They go through training to produce this tissue.

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