Handloom sarees are a traditional art of Bangladesh and India. The handloom sarees are made from silk or cotton threads. Completion of a single saree takes two to three days of work. Several regions have their own traditions of handloom sarees. A saree is often woven on a loom made from ropes, wooden beams and poles. The sarees can vary in size and quality. Weaving takes place in many regions of India. Each region has its own traditional designs for the motifs and colours.