Fine quality traditional akola hand block print handspun handwoven 50% pure mulberry silk x 50% cotton dupatta, made using natural dyes through traditional process of hand block printing practised by the master artisans in Akola village of Rajasthan. This material is produced sustainably on an organic Mulberry plantation. There are no chemicals used. The cocoons are hand reared, handspun, handwoven. The warp is double taani; the weft is double bharni. The loom is a pit loom. The plantation is in Katihar Bihar; handspun in Malda and handwoven in Margram.
Mulberry silk known for its shine and softness. It is one of the most renowned and popular forms of Silk, particularly when it comes to textiles.
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Dastkar - Selected Craftspeople
From a large canvas of artisans across India, Dastkar partners to brings selected crafts-persons online on iTokri. Dastkar works with rural men and women to create indigenous crafts, the skills of which have been passed generation-to-generation. Dastkar, also a 'mela' expert, has been organizing crafts fairs across the country since two decades giving international exposure to artisans and beautiful handcrafted bliss to craft-lovers!! We at iTokri, love them for what they do!!