This silk on cotton bed runner has been handwoven in Bhutan by talented artisan under the direction of Jambay from Kelzang handicraft. This piece is made of silk on cotton that have been dyed using vegetable dyes from onion and walnut cover, lac, madder, indigo and artemisia milk. Its delicate motifs and colours gives it a very chic look. There is a fringe on both ends of the runner.
The runner can be use as a table or bed runner or just as a decorative accent.
Dimension : 195 * 50 cm
Weight: 420 grams
Naturally processed cotton, raw silk, natural dyes
Hand wash or wash in delicate cycle with neutral soap, then hang or lay flat to dry. Iron, steam or dry with low heat. Do NOT bleach.
About the producer:
Kelzang handicraft produce exquisite Bhutanese textiles & crafts since 1995.
Kelzang Wangmo aka Jambay, the founder is from Khoma village in Lhuntse which is famed for the exquisite -Kishutharas- the “skirt” part of the traditional attire.
She was only ten when she started weaving in her village. At 16 she moved to Thimphu with her family, and started weaving and selling Kiras and Ghos with her two sisters
Nowadays Jambay designs most of the textiles at her shop and has women weaving for her in Thimphu as well as in Lhuntse. She has won several awards for their designs from the Royal Textile Academy.
Kindly note that colours may vary slightly due to monitor settings.