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Scarf made from organic peace silk on a handloom in India. Eri silk scarf from India handspun and handwoven in Assam, India using the rare red cocoons of eri silk. Organic and natural material, 100% peace silk. Slow and ethically made.
Scarf made from organic peace silk on a handloom in India. Eri silk scarf from India handspun and handwoven in Assam, India using the rare red cocoons of eri silk. Organic and natural material, 100% peace silk. Slow and ethically made.
Silk cocoons found in Assam, called Eri silk. The rare red eri cocoon with the more common white eri cocoon.

Scarf Laal Eri

€79.00

laal eri (Assamese) - red eri

This scarf is hand-spun and hand-woven by our team in Assam. The silk is called eri silk and cultivated by Assamese tribal communities South West of Guwahati. It is a wild silk and the moth leaves a hole in the cocoon as it has to be empty before it can be processed. This shade of textile is created by only using the red eri cocoons. The difference in color stems from different food which the caterpillars consume. It has a structure which is rather similar to linen.
 
      • 100% eri silk from Assam
      • 40cm x 180cm // 70cm x 200cm
      • windproof and very robust fabric, ideal for any season
      • made from the red eri cocoons
      • farming: 45 days 
      • spinning: 2 days
      • dyeing: 1 day
      • weaving: 2 days + knotting fringes 
Please note: This product is entirely made by hand. Therefore, irregularities in thickness of yarn are characteristic to the craft of handspinning. The fabric and the dye will change over time - the silk is becoming softer and the dyes lighter.  Please cold wash only with mild detergent and dry in the shade. Do not soak. For more information visit: Care