Dyed in a very strong cochineal vat for hours, this silk scarf with cotton dots is soft and comfortable to wear.
The scarf was created on the hand loom. Balls of cotton are woven into the fine silk organza warp and weft. The result is an ethereal silk scarf accented by soft cotton dots.
The fibers in cotton and silk take the dyes in a different manner. The silk reflects light as a soft glow, the cotton in a matte tone.
After dyeing the shawl was neutralized in a vinegar bath and washed three times. Very easy care, can be machine washed on delicate cycle. Colorfast. Hang to dry, and iron if desired.
Lightweight, travel friendly, and great for the autumn, winter and holidays.
Dimensions: 66″ Long, 18″ Wide
100% Organza Silk with woven cotton balls