Fabric: 100% Mill spun, Handwoven Eri Silk
Size: approx 180 cm x 50 cm
Colors: Grey Brown and Off White
Care: Green dry cleaning is preferable. Separate hand-wash in cold water and mild detergents. Some color may wash off in first few washes. Avoid frequent washing, reverse dry in shade and iron on reverse is recommended to preserve the beauty of this fabric.
Disclaimer: Characteristic imperfections associated with handweaving and hand block printing maybe noticed. This is not a flaw but indicative of handmade process. Despite every effort to showcase each product’s color and design, please note that actual colors may vary due to different device settings and other factors.
Made By: Direct from the hand looms of Utpal and his mother Debojani Ji based in Nalbari, Assam. Utpal ji, his mother and wife all three weave in the family. These were then printed in natural colors in Bagru, Rajasthan by Ram Babu Shuklaji.
Dabu Print: Dabu printing is an ancient Indian handicraft exclusive to Rajasthan. Dabu is a type of mud resist wood block printing.The process is painstaking and involves several stages of printing and dyeing. The end result is beautiful and distinct. Though it almost died out in the last century, it has now been revived and is a flourishing business in many villages around Bagru and Akola in Rajasthan.