Handspun, handwoven cotton "jamdani" scarf - neutral with indigo design

Handspun, handwoven cotton "jamdani" scarf - neutral with indigo design

$55.00Price

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.​

    Dimensions

    Measures approx. 27" x 80"

  • Care Instructions

    Handwash in cold water in a mild detergent. Do not soak. Drip dry in shade. 

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