Handspun, handwoven cotton "jamdani" scarf - neutral with indigo design
This is a handspun and handwoven cotton scarf. The body is inlaid with geometric motifs into the weave and it is finished with hand-twisted tassels. This piece is was sourced from ASAL, a natural goods store in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. This scarf was woven by jamdani weavers in rural West Bengal.
Jamdani is an age-old and laborious weaving technique that dates back to the Mughal era. In this technique, extra-weft supplementary motifs are inlaid by hand into the fabric while the threads are still on the loom. Jamdani is a Persian word dating back to Mughal times - Jam (flower) and Dani (vase).
Material and Dimensions
100% cotton, handspun and handwoven khadi.
Measures approx. 27" x 80"
Handwash in cold water in a mild detergent. Do not soak. Drip dry in shade.