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MAIWA

Bhujodi Caravan Shawl - Wool

$289.95

MAIWA

Bhujodi Caravan Shawl - Wool

$289.95

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This is a traditional wool shawl, woven from a regional sheep wool known as deshi (country) wool. The shawl is woven by the Vankar community of Bhujodi in the same style as the caravan blankets.

This is a robust shawl that invokes the presence of caravans that traversed India's western deserts. The wools are naturally dark and light and have not been dyed. 

The wools are hand-spun by elders of the Robari community. Rabari are themselves a fabled nomadic group with a formidable presence. Rabari caravans can still be found on highways in the Kachchh region of Gujarat, India.

Details:

Deshi wool. Hand spun and hand woven.

Size approx 36" x 90" (91 x 228cm)