Free flowing cotton kaftan, natural dyed in Bhuj, handwoven in the arid regions of Bhuj, Gujarat is a distinctive, handmade and a unique piece. Rabari motifs in Ahir stitch along with Kantha running stitch in a contemporary silhouette is an amalgamation of different traditional embroidery techniques of India.
With handmade cotton tassels on the hem adding volume to the product, this piece of clothing can be styled in different ways. You can let it flow and relaxed or can give shape on the waist by pairing with a Rabari/cotton belt.
(Ahir embroidery - Sankli or open chain stitch is a style of needlework practiced by the women of the Ahir community, Kutch district, that is characterised by ornate geometric patterns following one another in elaborate rhythmic rows)
Fabric : Organic cotton handwoven in Kutch, Gujarat
Embroidery : Artisanal based needle work carried out by women in different parts of Bhuj as well as in Delhi.
Pattern cutting, stitching, tassels, trims and packaging : Our workshop In Delhi
Can be worn with a slip inside.
One size & relaxed fit - fits S-XXL comfortably
Cross body front 36"
Sleeve length 18"
The model is 5'6"
Measurements taken flat so double where necessary; +/- a tolerance inherent to hand made clothing.
Wash and Care - Dry clean Preferably.
This piece is made on order to avoid excess blockage of raw material and to retain the value added by an artisan's work. Dispatched within 10-15 days of the order received.
While designing this series we wanted to create distinctive, global and timeless pieces by reviving our traditional Indian handcraft techniques and manifest our artisan skills in a new light for today’s environmentally conscious consumer.
The pieces are made in small batches in different parts of North India as every step of the production is time intensive and handmade.