Woven perfection: Matter’s Threads & Hands collection
Those with a critical eye for craftsmanship will marvel over the Threads & Hands collection, the latest series of scarves to launch from Matter. This limited edition range employs a new technique in Matter's arsenal of artisan crafts. Known as Jamdani, this ancient art hails from the time of Bengal's imperial dynasty during the rule of Mughal emperors.
Acknowledged to be the most exquisite and artistic of Bengali craftsmanship, the threads of each patterned motif are painstaking hand-woven on a loom to make the finest muslin scarves. How luxurious is it, you ask? From start to end, the journey from yarn to a finished scarf passes through 20 to 30 expert hands and takes a total of 63 days to complete.
Giving this historic technique a contemporary spin, Matter has worked in conjunction with New Delhi designer, Sonica Kapur to capture the timeless essence of the Jamdani art in six fresh colour variations. The Threads & Hands collection is exactly what scarf (and craft) lovers will covet — purely traditional creations of impeccable weave that echoes a modern day grace.
For the utmost in crafted exclusivity, own a Jamdani scarf in green and grey that is sold only at the Buro pop-up:
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