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Indigo Shibori Throw: Arrow

  • Stunning handloomed indigo throw

    Shibori work of this quality is highly sought-after
    Dyed with pure, plant-derived indigo
    Fair trade and handmade by artisans in Bangladesh
    180 cm x 230 cm (with central seam). Dry clean.

     

    Real Bengal indigo yields a blue so deep you could get lost in it! This beautiful throw is made from light handloomed khadi cotton. The cloth is skillfully stitched and pleated using an ancient Japanese technique called shibori. When the cloth is unfurled the exquisite patterns are revealed. This large, floaty throw easily covers a double bed or can be draped and folded to create an effortless layered look. Our shibori indigo throws and cushions are made by a life-changing fair trade co-operative in which every artisan owns a share. Click to see more shibori throws and co-ordinating cushions.

    Click the story tab to meet the makers behind this product and read how indigo shibori textiles are made on the blog.

  • “Before, life was very distressing. I had hardly any work and had to depend on others to live. Now I have a community at Living Blue, I have paid off my debts, built a house and my children go to school” – Sona Rani Roy, master quilter

    Living Blue is an inspirational co-operative of 182 artisans in a remote area of Northern Bangladesh. They create beautiful throws and cushions using complex Japanese tying techniques and intense indigo dye. Indigo is not just a colour: it’s a plant that creates hope, independence and a bright future.