Made of ultra-soft cotton in a traditional hand-operated Malabar wooden loom - a 500-year old timeless tradition. Accented with subtle floating stitches. Oversized (20 inches wide). Pre-washed. Insert not included.
20 x 20 in.
technique: Malabar Handloom
Along the southwestern "Malabar" coast of India, in an oppressively humid equatorial climate, what you wear is important. Handloomed cotton from this region is renowned for its rich texture and high absorption capacity and is commonly used to make towels and airy apparel. This is also our lowest energy textile - no electricity is used in the entire process. Yarn is hand-spun, then hand-dyed and line-dried, and eventually hand-loomed