Our Japanese kimono inspired overlay is an elegant piece of textile, fully hand embroidered, the kimono is made from hand spun/ hand woven eri silk from Assam, dip dyed on the sleeves and lined in cotton silk. A statement in itself, this kimono is perfect for your travels or a precious piece of textile you would like to snuggle in on a gloomy day indoors.
Handcrafted in India
Eri silk is an indigenous silk from the north eastern part of India. The worms feed on castor leaves and spin a cocoon of a very coarse, texturous quality of silk. The fabric when spun & woven feels almost like a thick cotton, but with the warmth of silk. Eri keeps getting softer with every wash and brings out its natural sheen. Our Eri is woven by a small wearer women group belonging to the Mising tribe in Assam on the island of Majuli.
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