Artisan Crafted Green Leaves Hand Printed on Silk Shawl, "Fresh Forest Dreamer"
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Lavish hues of pine green and light olive over ecru make of this Indian shawl an accessory to treasure. Designed by Rajnandinee and Srabonti, this beautiful tussar silk wrap hosts leafy patterns expertly achieved by classic hand block printing techniques.
Hand block printing is a millenary art form believed to have spread throughout Asia during the 4th century AD. The desired composition is carved on wooden block with a chisel, hammer, file, nails etc. Printing involves laying out the fabric on flat tables and making the impressions with the previously carved blocks dipped in the desired dyes.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Rajnandinee and Srabonti design beautiful handcrafted fashion accessories. They provide a steady income for the families of the people who work with them.
Rajnandinee and Srabonti has received a $500 microcredit loan with 0% interest.