Exclusive handmade shawl, throw, body wrap by Rabari tribe women #2
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This shawl is made of a mixed fiber of wool and cotton, making it soft and enjoyable to wear without getting itchy.
The edges of the shawl are completely covered with handmade embroidery and Indian mirrorwork.
The middle part has embroidered accents and some floral and button-like applications.
These kind of shawls are made by the Rabari tribe from the Kutch and Gujarat area in India. The Rabari people are nomadic tribe; herding cattle, sheep and goats are their main source of income and is done by men. Rabari women are making the famous hand-woven shawls, amazing jewelry and stylish clothing.
Each shawl has a story: every design, each color, pattern and used materials tell something about the identity of the maker, like for example marital status, age or social position in the tribe.
Rabari women use their shawls as cape or body wrap. The shawls can also be used as shoulder wrap, as throw on the bed or couch, as a wall hanging, as curtain, etc. There are many ways to use and enjoy these exclusive shawls
Size: 286 x 96 cm approx.
These items are handmade, minimal changes in size may occur.
Although we do our very best to provide clear pictures, minimal difference in colors may occur.