Jamdani scarf - kora (unbleached white), metallic and indigo geometric motifs
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 designed by Karomi, a Kolkata-based textile design outfit owned by two sisters. 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"
Gentle hand wash in cold water. Do not soak. Drip dry in shade.