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Rupini- temple red

  • Fibre:
    Wool

    Wool

    Sheep's wool from Ladakh and Rajasthan.

  • Origin:
    Kullu Valley

    Kullu Valley

    Rupini shawls are woven by men and women in self-help groups in the Kullu Valley. Known as the Valley of the Gods, this idyllic part of Himachal Pradesh is dotted with stone and wooden farmsteads, orchards and wild flower plateaus. Snowy peaks appear magnified in the crisp air - protection against which evolved the long tradition of handlooming woollens here.

    The SilkChassis map of India Our Rupini family of scarves hail from the Kullu Valley.
  • Weave:
    Plain or Diamond

    Plain or Diamond

    Rupini comes in diamond and plain weave. The weight of each shawl depends on the thickness and twist of the yarn. The striking geometric mofits reflect the ancient patterning of Kullu Valley textiles.

  • Care:
    Dry clean or hand wash
    Rupini shawls can be dry cleaned or hand washed (30°C). Dry flat. Do not tumble dry.
  • Dimensions: 70 x 185 cm

  • Availability:In stock
£85.00

Dramatic, alluring...and chirpy! Discrete geometric designs are the only decoration in this shawl. The tone of red and panel decoration is unique to each shawl.

Wool

Wool

Sheep's wool from Ladakh and Rajasthan.

Kullu Valley

Kullu Valley

Rupini shawls are woven by men and women in self-help groups in the Kullu Valley. Known as the Valley of the Gods, this idyllic part of Himachal Pradesh is dotted with stone and wooden farmsteads, orchards and wild flower plateaus. Snowy peaks appear magnified in the crisp air - protection against which evolved the long tradition of handlooming woollens here.

The SilkChassis map of India Our Rupini family of scarves hail from the Kullu Valley.
Plain or Diamond

Plain or Diamond

Rupini comes in diamond and plain weave. The weight of each shawl depends on the thickness and twist of the yarn. The striking geometric mofits reflect the ancient patterning of Kullu Valley textiles.

Dry clean or hand wash
Rupini shawls can be dry cleaned or hand washed (30°C). Dry flat. Do not tumble dry.
Other colours in the same style
Rupini- cream fancy Rupini- diamond black Rupini- temple red