Quilted Ahilya Vest - Handwoven Cotton - Sand Dune


The Ahilya tank made into a vest! Sewn from quilted cotton - two layers of organic cotton in between two layers of handwoven cotton cloth. Slightly cropped with a rounded neckline and lovely shell buttons down the front. Can be worn open or closed.

Sewn from exquisite artisan cloth; thread dyed with natural dyes and handwoven by village artisans in India. By dyeing the threads before weaving, there is an added depth and variance to the colour that celebrates the handcraft of the dyers and weavers who created it. 


  • 100% Cotton - 4 layers
  • Handwoven
  • Thread dyed with natural dyes
  • Covered seams
  • Sewn at the Maiwa Studio in India
  • Worn with the Manali PantAkash Coat

*Handwoven fabrics may contain slight variegations that are to be celebrated and are a reminder of the hand craft that created the garment.

A Note on Fit:

  • Slim, boxy fit


Small: up to 38" around the bust / 18" length from shoulder seam to hem.

Medium: up to 40" around the bust / 19" length from shoulder seam to hem.

Large: up to 44" around the bust / 20" length from shoulder seam to hem.

Model: Sam is 5’2” bust: 34”, waist: 29”, hip: 38” wearing a size medium.


Care Instructions: Your garment can be gently machined or hand washed with cool water. To protect the natural dyes and natural fabric you absolutely must use a pH neutral liquid detergent. Wash with similar colours. Immediately hang to dry.

Some natural dyes are sensitive to citrus. 

Recommended detergents: Ecos, Eucalan, Tru Earth or a mild liquid detergent no higher than pH 7

- Tru Earth must dissolve completely in water before adding garments to wash


Comfortable, versatile clothing that celebrates natural fibres, natural dyes and hand weaves. Feels great against your skin, while looking effortless and stylish at home or out in the world.

Learn more about handweaves.

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