Silk jamdani scarf -  with inlaid stripes - golden yellow

Silk jamdani scarf - with inlaid stripes - golden yellow

$88.00Price

This is a 100% silk handwoven scarf with a handspun silk weft. The body is inlaid with stripes using denser colored thread.  It is finished with hand-twisted tassels.  This piece is  designed by Karomi, a Kolkata-based textile design outfit owned by two sisters.  This scarf was handwoven 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% silk, handspun weft, and handwoven. 

    Dimensions

    Measures 22" by 72".

  • Care Instructions

    Gentle hand wash in cold water. Do not soak. Drip dry in shade.

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