Black Star Quilt

Black Star Quilt

300.00 655.00

As seen in House & Garden Magazine

UNIQUE PIECE

A unique, one of a kind quilt made with vintage mashru silk fabrics.

Patchwork and kantha stitching by our master quilt maker in Gujarat. The back of the quilt is in black and white ikat fabric (as seen on the bed, and as the border fabric on the front of the quilt) .

On a recent trip to India, we sourced some wonderful vintage, silk and cotton, mashru fabrics, or "permitted cloth".  Mashru cloth is so called since in some areas, Muslim men were not allowed to wear silk next to the skin.  Since the back of the fabric is faced with cotton fibres, and the silk is on the surface, it was permitted to be worn.  We worked closely with our master quilt maker in Gujarat to create this unique piece.  The delicate hand-sewn kantha stitching alone took over one month to complete.

232 x 152cm.

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