Cotton Ikat Woven Scarf
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Handwoven in two delectable colors, our ikat scarf takes you from winter to spring and back again in chic luxury. Made by the women of MarketPlace India in Mumbai.
The slums of Mumbai are full of women with families to support. They face many obstacles -- including poor education, cultural barriers, and religious restrictions. Through their artisanship, the women of MarketPlace India are building successful businesses and successful lives. The words "Dignity, Not Charity" are hand-sewn into each scarf, underscoring the good that your purchase does.
- 100% cotton
- Ikat is a method of creating patterns in fabric by tie dyeing the yarn before weaving
- Hand-knotted fringe
- Decorative embroidery at corners
- 72" L x 13" W (182.9 x 33 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from India
Due to the handmade nature of this product, exact colors and shades will vary
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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March 22, 2014 - I ordered the purple scarf, as it looked very pretty online. When I got it, though, it was paler and had a grey print mixed in with the purple--not so nice in person. Also, not soft, and thin. Disappointing.
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