Satin is a kind of fabric which is woven out of filaments like nylon, polyester or silk. If is woven out of a fibre like cotton then it is known as sateen. Generally satin is high in lustre and has a glossy surface and its backside is dull.
Silk satin sarees resemble silk in many ways. That is why these sarees are a favorite of women who crave the luster of silk and softness and richness of satin.