Bengal Threads - Set of 4 Fibre Types - Cutch

$40.00 $30.00

These hand spun threads are richly coloured with traditional natural dyes. The recipes have been developed by Maiwa in collaboration with master weavers in Bengal, India. We think these spools are very special and sing with possibilities. 

Natural Dye: Cutch - mordanted with tannin and alum.

Set of 4 Fiber Types - (Photo order from left to right):

  • Silk Matka single ply, handspun - spool approx. 20g
  • Cotton 33 single ply, handspun - Spool approx. 25g 
  • Linen 70 lea/1 - Spool approx. 30g 
  • Merino Wool 48/2 - Spool approx. 40g 

Set of 4 sold at a discount. Spools are also sold individually.

Bengal weavers are historically famous for using the finest threads possible in their work. Maiwa works alongside village artisans to encourage longevity of skills. We collaborate to develop special cloth for our clothing and textile lines. 

Read more about Bengal Weaving.

Read more about Natural Dyes