Handspun Placemat Napkin SetINCLUDES SHIPPING
This set of four placemats and four napkins comes with a special handmade box. As a special present for yourself or your loved one we will send direct to them with a note from you. The price includes free shipping.
These elegant placemats are made from locally grown handspun cotton and woven in East Java. They are trimmed with intricate patterned cotton cloth made in Mamasa, Sulawesi using a card weaving technique called Palawa. There are few of women who can still make these card woven textiles. Threads of Life has worked with this small group for 12 years to support this artform. The set of 4 napkins are a heavy weight cotton.
The napkins and placemats were dyed by the Threads of Life Natural Dye Studio using only sustainably harvested materials to achieve the colours of; indigo using Strobailanthes cusia, mustard Artocarpus heterophyllus wood, deep rust Ceriops tagal bark. Ceriops tagal bark is harvested from locally managed FSC Mangrove system in Papua.
Plain weave, single panel, handspun cotton, palawa trim made using card weaving, natural dyes by the Threads of Life Dye Studio. Made in Java and Mamasa, Sulawesi, 2019. Dry Clean or Hand wash and hang to dry
Napkin 45 x 45 cm / 17.5 x 17.5 in
Placemat 45 x 33 cm / 17.5 x 13 in
Textiles and Their Culture: Adonara Island | Bali Island | Flores Island | Java Island | Kalimantan Island | Lembata Island | Savu & Rai Jua Islands | Sulawesi Island | Sumba Island | Timor Island
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