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Silk shawl Nissa

Regular price CHF 169.00
Regular price Sale price CHF 169.00
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Colour

100% Turkmen silk. Hand-woven by Turkmen women at their homes.

Measurements

Length: approx. 178cm (without fringes)
Width: approx. 34cm
Weight: 185g

Product details

100% Turkmen silk. Bi-colour chatoyant. Hand-woven by home workers on simple wooden looms. Depending on the weaver, motifs can vary. Slight unevenness in the structure is normal. By selling one shawl, a Turkmen weaver can cater for her family for up to 10 days. It is often her only chance to generate additional income.

Silk shawl, hand-woven, 100% silk. Country of origin: Turkmenistan;

Unique features

Obtaining silk shawls from the very closed Turkmenistan is currently very difficult. Small editions only in our shop. With your purchase of one of those art works you support Turkmen women who often live extremely isolated. You add to her dignity and self-determination.