Stunning vintage indian rabari shawl upcycled into a long warm coat with a beautiful soft cotton lining inside. The shawl would be made for wedding, as part of bride's dowry, and it takes around six months to make.
The wool is prepared from coarse goats wool and is tye dyed in this eggplant colour with henna and indigo to create the spotty pattern. It is then painstakingly embroidered with symbols of her desert life, women carrying water pots, camels ect.The iconography is naive and rustic but so charming. This type of more heavily embroidered piece is becoming harder to find - it is from the vaghadia rabari. Open long coatlight weightone of a kind piecethe jacket you will recieve will be exact one as the picture. Dry clean onlygarment measurementschest: 38 inch length: 59 inch shoulder: 16 inchsleeve length :24 inchsize :it should fit xs/s/mplease note: due to use of vintage fabric almost 40- 50 years old that has been up cycled, there might be some imperfections or light stains on the fabric. These irregularities add to the charm of the garment, ensuring it to be a captivating excellence of past.