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Handloom Turmeric dyed Hundred percent Eri Silk / Ahimsa silk by yard / Made from Hand Spun Yarns

Handloom Turmeric dyed Hundred percent Eri Silk / Ahimsa silk by yard / Made from Hand Spun Yarns

Regular price INR 2,900.00
Regular price Sale price INR 2,900.00
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Hundred percent Eri Silk Fabric by yard .

Woven on a basic home loom by village women .

The yarns have been dyed with natural Turmeric dye extracts . Due to the natural dyeing process , there will be an element of unevenness in the dyed fabric that gives the fabric it's unique look.

The yarns that are used in the warp and weft are hand spun yarns .

Eri silk is procured from the caterpillar Samia Cynthia Ricini and is found in the north eastern state of Assam and nearby region.
Eri is also categorised as Ahimsa or Peace Silk as it is one of the rare silk that is procured without killing the moth.

Unlike other silks, it does not have any sheen and the silk is obtained from naturally raptured cocoons. Historically Eri Silks was used to make shawls and other similar articles for winter .

The fabric has a beautiful fall . Eri silk looks and feels like cotton but has the inherent silk properties.

Eri silk inherently has a dry hand feel but because the fabric has been woven from hand spun yarns , it also has some unevenness .

Hand spun silks have very unique textures .

This material is ideal for Jackets , Trousers , Skirts , Dresses etc.

Please note that due to lighting issues and presence of silk , there may be slight difference in colours between the actual product and that in the image.

The price here is indicative of 1 mt . 
Width - 36 to 38 Inches Appx 

Wash Care - As a fabric , this can be hand washed . Use mild detergents , do not wring . Shade dry . Since Natural dye is there , please wash separately . It may bleed in the first few washes . We suggest Dry Clean .

Shipping -   5-7 Business Days . We may need few extra days if we need to dye or weave in case we are sold out from our other sales channels. 

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