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Handwoven Cotton Runner | 'Fields of Wheat'

$29.00

by Sustainable Threads

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The Product:

This gorgeous runner is 100% cotton, and woven by hand by an artisan group in India, using low impact dyes.  The motifs are inspired by the local landscape.  We love the subtle stripes and delicate white pattern on the edges.  

Measures 12" x 60"
Machine was cold, delicate cycle
Product No: ST-300-66-FWR

The Maker:

Sustainable Threads currently works with more than 10 artisan groups in India, with the goal of long term, deep partnerships. This striking product is hand-woven by an artisan cooperative in Assam, using bamboo frame looms. The co-op of indigenous women creates intricately woven pieces and incorporates traditional design elements and skills. This cooperative was formed as a project of a local non-governmental organization to tap into the existing skills of weavers and expand income opportunities for women. They made a commitment to work specifically with the poorest of the weavers; the group steadily grew, forming a trust employing over one-hundred local weavers.