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Woven Silk Throw Blanket from India, 'Cozy Night'

Product ID: U65626

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Woven Silk Throw Blanket from India, 'Cozy Night'

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Crash on the couch at the end of a long day with this cozy silk throw from India's Khitish. Crafted from 100% silk, the throw is woven on a traditional loom in amber brown, steel blue, and black. The artisan finishes the throw with a row of black fringe on either end.

Made in India

  • 100% silk
  • Dry clean only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
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  • 0.58 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 250 cm L x 103.5 cm W
  • 98" L x 41" W
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Meet the Artist

Artfully crafted by Khitish from India.

 

Meet the Artist

Khitish

"Pradan has deeply inspired me. The work it does for the benefit of people living in harsh conditions is incredible."

"I was born and raised in Orissa. I went to school in my hometown and moved to Bubaneshwar, the capital of Orissa, to... pursue a degree in commerce and business management.

"I joined Pradan soon after my studies, which is an organization sponsored by the state of Jharkand. Their mission is to assist women living in financially difficult conditions by promoting their tussar silk weavings. I must admit that at first, I took this job to be like any other but soon I realized that it wasn't at all like that. Pradan is committed to its mission and I have been able to witness the social relevance of this kind of work. Now I devote all my time to promoting their textiles. Pradan has deeply inspired me. The work it does for the benefit of people living in harsh conditions is incredible.

"Pradan is a non-profit organization established in 1984. Its mission is to assist people in rural India by strengthening their livelihoods through techno-managerial support. Two engineers with MBAs — Deep Joshi and Vijay Mahajan — gave life to Pradan, along with other people who shared their interests. Since then, Pradan has spread over seven states and is actively involved in assisting more than 75,000 families through these seven states.

"We make different textiles like scarves, stoles and shawls in different types of silk. About 800 women are engaged in yarn making and about 60 in weaving.

"I would like to share my personal experience with Pradan. When I first joined them, I visited a village where women spinners had just started making yarn. The village's general conditions and infrastructure were dire. When I went back five years later, I found that the houses were in much better conditions, people had better clothes, and children were going to school.

"We have promoted these women's work in many exhibitions through India, and we have also won many accolades. We were awarded the best stand in textiles in 2005.

"Demand for our silks has grown throughout India. We hope that with your help, more and more people will join hands to support our efforts."

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WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

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