Sozni Hand Embroidered Pashmina 'Mother' Marigold
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A beautiful embroidered cashmere Memjamawar pashmina handmade and hand embroidered using traditional craftsmanship. The colour combination and design are based on the various aspects of 'Mother' - Maa, and is the type worn and gifted to mothers through the history of Pashmina shawls and passed down from generation to generation. The red is a russet red, that has overtones of ochre and brown and the embroidery is a perfect match of vines of yellow-green, with flowers in yellow ochre and orange. Sumptuous.
The cashmere for this shawl was sourced in June 2020 from Rango Village in Kashmir. The Dehairing and carding would traditionally have been done in Srinagar, Kashmir, but due to the pandemic restrictions, the process needed to be done in the Kullu district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
The weft thread was spun in Kashmir where spinning is a traditional culture using handlooms, the warp thread for this shawl was spun in Kullu as the pandemic restrictions made the movement of yarns to weavers very difficult, creating a unique combination of cultures Embroidered in the Ghanderbal District of Kashmir which is a mecca for fine needlework. The thread was dyed in Hawal Srinagar.
The fabric was woven by Mr Abid Khan and embroidered in the Ghanderbal District of Kashmir by Mr Hamid Ahmed and will have taken approximately 6 months to complete. The shawl then travelled to the finishing plane in Hawal Srinigar to be washed and made ready by Mr Zakir Wani. The Pashmina was finally finished in January 2023 and took more than 17 months in its journey,
Accompanying your shawl is 'The Kashmir Shawl', a book that beautifully illustrates the 'landscape and lives' that contribute to the creation of these amazing shawls, enriching your appreciation for this artisanal work.
Composition: 100% Cashmere, sourced in Ladakh and selected from the finest Grade 'A' fibres.
Size: 99 x 200 cm ( 39 x 78.5 inches )
Made in Kashmir
Care: Professional cleaning only
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Last updated 28 November 2023.
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