India, Vankar Vishram Valji Weaving, Traditional Multi-Colour Blanket Shawl
Shawl-Size38”x86”handwoveninmerinowoolwarp,wefterisilkanderisilkforextraweft,allinnaturaldyes.Design inspired by a traditional multi-colour blanket shawl woven for Ahir men.
Warp in natural undyed wool. Weft in undyed eri silk. Extra weft eri silk yarns in catechu, lac, pomegranate and natural indigo dyes. New patterns such as wings and other abstract forms used in borders. Woven over a period3.5 months. It’s a unique combination of yarns and colours to form a multi-colour yet subdued look due to the natural dyes