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I really like the look and feel of these napkins-- they are like linen and look great with a napkin ring. However, I think they shrink somewhat when they are washed and come out very wrinkly....
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ITEM#: 16792813"These hand-woven color block napkins add a simple classic style to every meal. Highly absorbent and washable, these napkins are a great way to reduce the use of disposable paper products. Suitable for everyday use and for special occasions, these napkins make a great holiday and host(ess) gift too.
- 100 percent cotton, Packaged as sets of 4, Hand-woven on bamboo looms by indigenous women weavers of Northeast India, Colored with low-impact dyes, and machine washable.
- Materials: 100 percent cotton
- Number of pieces in set: 4
- Service for: Not applicable
- Color/pattern: Solid light and dark purple.
- Care instructions: Machine washable
- Dimensions: 16 inches x 16 inches
Story Behind the Art:
This striking product is hand-woven by an artisan cooperative in Assam, using bamboo frame looms. The co-op of indigenous women creates intricately woven stylish pieces and incorporates traditional design elements and skills. This cooperative was formed in as a project of a local non-governmental organization to tap into the existing skills of weavers and expand income opportunities for women. They made a commitment to work specifically with the poorest of the weavers; the group steadily grew, forming a trust employing over one-hundred local weavers.
What is Worldstock?
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.
|Style||Casual, Contemporary, Formal, Modern|
|Set Size||Set of 4|
|Care Instruction||Machine Wash|
|Season or Holiday||Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Dimensions||16 inches x 16 inches|
|Country of Origin||India|
I really like the look and feel of these napkins-- they are like linen and look great with a napkin ring. However, I think they shrink somewhat when they are washed and come out very wrinkly.Read More
I love these napkins I bought two sets. They are perfect for my dining room table. The only reason I did not give them five stars is that they are a bit pricey even though they are on Overstock. Aside from the price they color and craftmanship of these are excellent.Read More
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