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Scarf Gos

€69.00

gos (Assamese) - tree

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. Therefore it has a structure which is rather similar to linen.
 
      • 100% eri silk from Assam
      • 45cm x 180cm 
      • windproof and very robust fabric, ideal for any season
      • natural dyes with leaves of the mehndi bush & teak tree
      • 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