Orissa Scarves

SKU: MASC075

$75 $100

Orissa Scarves in Blue, Grey, or Pink
Traditional tribal art has been beautifully combined with an innovative stripe, resulting in a distinct and modern Indian Tribal stripe design. Created by skilled artisans using traditional silk screen printing, this print comes to life on the fine threads of our silk and wool blend.


Details
Made from Silk and Wool
75"L x 25"W
Dry Cleaning Recommended
Handcrafted in India by skilled artisans
Mela Artisans belongs to the Fair Trade Federation and is committed to equitable and sustainable trade

designed and crafted by artisans

traditional handcrafting techniques

contemporary design.

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ARTISANS AND THEIR CRAFT

Textiles

In Kashmir, India’s northernmost and most majestic and mountainous state, a group of women artisans are contemporizing traditional crewel embroidery that resembles crochet and dates back to the 1400s.  Textiles of all kinds – scarves, bedding, sheets, clothing – are enhanced with this hook stitch in traditional motifs and brilliant colors.  The designs are stenciled on paper before being transferred to the fabric and are then hand-embroidered.

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We foster new opportunities for the artisans we work with to ensure their livelihoods while keeping their heritage alive.

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