India, Karomi Crafts & Textiles, Tri-coloured Kona Jamdani Stole
Product name: Tri-coloured Kona Jamdani Stole
Type of product: Stole
Description (story of the item):
Kona - as in angled - is characterized by angled patterns, triangle and quadrangle. Inspired by the inlay work found in the monuments of medieval India, this design has been deconstructed to retain only the essence of the inspiration in clean bold lines and angles. Finely woven using hand spun cotton in the weft, the fabric is soft and translucent, in stark contrast to its "angled" theme. This stole with a fresh approach to an otherwise jaded angle, is both time and skill intensive and takes the artisan close to 7 weeks to make.
At Karomi, we make 'design-driven’ Jamdani. Jamdani weave has been an integral part of Bengali tradition. Intricate motifs are woven in directly on the loom using the ‘extra weft’ weaving style. This historic craft has been passed down from generations through intense practice and discreet instructions followed by the Jamdani weavers of Bengal (India).
A Karomi Jamdani is different from the usual. It is characterised by randomness in design patterns and whimsical play of forms with large or no repeats, thus guaranteeing an 'authentic' Jamdani that is both artistic and future forward.
Materials: Hand dyed in natural indigo and black; combination of fine mill-spun cotton and handspun cotton; Motifs in Zari (gold metallic yarn) and naturally-dyed cotton
Measurements / size: (56 x 200) cms, fringe extra
Lead time is 8 weeks