Hand embroidered in Kantha running stitch, organic cotton jacket conceptualized for present day’s conscious consumer. Perfect for layering over a dress or throw over a neutral colour tee and cotton pants for an autumn evening.
(Kantha is a form of embroidery practised by rural women originated in the state of West Bengal and Bihar, India. Kantha comprises of the simplest stitch in the language of embroidery – the running stitch. It is the way in which this stitch is used, in different arrangements, that forms the complex vocabulary of kantha.)
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-XL comfortably
Cross body front 22"
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 - Gentle hand wash in cold water. We provide a one time use pouch of soap nuts with each purchase for you to try and test the most natural and eco friendly method of washing.
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.