Hand dyed and Handwoven Shawl with four Tablet Woven Bands
Hand dyed silk and mercerized cotton
Width: 26” Length: 91” excluding fringe (Width: 66 cm Length: 231 cm excluding fringe)
This exquisite shawl is handwoven with hand dyed silk and mercerized cotton. It is woven in red, lime green, and yellow with turquoise and dark purple accents. It has four tablet bands, two of the bands were woven in a technique called double-faced tablet weaving and two of the bands were woven in a technique called `missed hole’ technique. The shawl has two distinct sides, a front and a back, which is visible in the bands. On the front of the shawl in the two bands where the words are, the words are dark purple against a turquoise background and on the back the words are turquoise on a dark purple background. The middle bands are predominately orange on the front and blue on the back. It is finished with a beautiful hand twisted fringe where beads were added. This is a truly unique piece and would be a gorgeous addition to a wardrobe.
Handwash in cold water with a mild soap. Lay flat to dry. Press while still damp to bring out the lustre of the silk.
1 in stock