It’s a tough hours-long hike to India’s Valley of Flowers National Park, and acclimating to the 11,000-14,000-foot altitude takes days. But the effort is worth it for an otherworldly glimpse of alpine meadows thickly blanketed in native flowers. Fortunately our Himalayan Embroidered Silk Jacket requires no such arduous journey to appreciate its heavily embroidered fields of flowers. The front, sleeves, and lower back of this silk jacket are covered with sumptuous embroidery in a chain-stitch style.
Hand-loomed in India. 100% silk. Medium is 34 1/2"L. Women’s sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).
The lacy teardrop shape known as paisley originated
in Persia and came to be closely associated with the work of Indian Kashmiri weavers. As trade between Asia and Europe expanded in the 18th century, demand for the pattern was so ...
Artisans in India create this silk jacket using
a medley of patterns that reflect different facets of the country’s long textile tradition. From block-printed Rajasthani cottons to finely woven Kashmiri wool scarves, Indian textiles have been some of the country’s ...