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maku textiles BEGUIM Silk Cotton Pin Tuck Dress

A charming handwoven dress made in silk and cotton.
The pattern is made by a rare, traditional techique in Bengal region, called Jamdani.
Jamdani is a fine muslin cloth on which decorative motifs are woven on the loom, typically in grey and white.
The dress also features a delicate pin tack.

The dark indigo color of the material is a result of the iron mordant process after indigo-dying.

Camisole in summer and knit in autumn and winter.
Buttons open at the back, classic crew neck.

It is slightly transparent, please wear an underdress or legging.
Size (cm) Length Shoulder width Width sleeve length
M 105 37 49 61
L 108 38 51 62

Model height 161 cm, Size M
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50% Silk, 50% Cotton
Made in India

100% handmade product, so some may have small flaws or differences. Hand wash separately with other clothes.

maku textiles CALICO means working together with people who share the same thoughts. Maku values traditional textile techniques and makes sure their craftspeople earn a fair wage. Designer, Santanu Das, who studied textile at Indian National Design University. After he worked in a fashion company in New York, he became interested in Indian textile traditions and hand weaving. He moved to Kolkata and set up business with Chirag Gandhi. All their design are woven by skilled hand-weavers as khadi, muslin and jamdani fabrics. Every item is dyed with indigo dye, which has a 5,000 year-old history in India. However their motto is “anti-fashion”. Maku clothes are not marketed as fashion pieces – they are skillfully woven garments that promote the historical Indian craft, which shows the warmth of human craftmanship.
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