India Social presents a cotton shawl woven by hand in rich crimson and scarlet hues with black accents. With stripes running down, the shawl's design is in a style known as Maheshwari, after the fort of the same name that inspired sarees without flowers....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
India Social presents a cotton shawl woven by hand in rich crimson and scarlet hues with black accents. With stripes running down, the shawl's design is in a style known as Maheshwari, after the fort of the same name that inspired sarees without flowers.
Color options: Red with black accents
Material: 100-percent cotton
Dimensions: 71 inches long x 24 inches wide
Care instructions: Dry clean
Story Behind the Art: 'India Social was founded in 2000 to create opportunities for Indian craftspeople,' says spokesman Mukesh. 'There are more than 1,000 artisan clusters in India. To help empower these talented people, we offer training workshops in design and skill enhancement to help revive the old crafts. We also work on market access for artisans.' Mehfooz Ahmed affirms this with his story. 'Being involved in work that provides a livelihood and future to the real creators of traditionally crafted designs makes the whole process immensely fulfilling and worthwhile.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
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