Umber & Ochre
Kiran Caftan in Indigo Embroidery
Our Kiran (meaning, Ray of Light) caftan features a mandarin collar, a half button placket, and long sleeves with side slits. Pocket details include a chest pocket and two rounded side seam pockets.
This special edition piece features intricate embroidery done entirely by hand using a special art form called Chikankari Embroidery. Our Chikankar artisans live in Lucknow, a specialty of that region.
MATERIALS + PROCESS
Produced using sustainable practices that help improve the livelihoods and welfare of our artisan community makers and reduce the impact on the environment.
Masterfully handwoven on a traditional foot pedal loom that creates a unique and unmatched texture. Its hand-spun yarns are naturally dyed by hand at a family-run workshop using natural minerals and plants. Its pattern is achieved using original hand-carved blocks and traditional block printing methods. The complete manual and labor-intensive process result in an overall pattern that is repetitive yet random.
- 100% Handwoven cotton
- Naturally indigo dyed- Standard fit- Single chest pocket- Side seam pockets- Mandarin collar- Straight hem with side slit- Hand-finished and closed seams
It is advisable to size down one for women's sizing.
This special piece is made to order. Allow approximately 4 weeks to receive. It is advisable to carefully wash this garment separately by hand and line dry in indirect sunlight to preserve the integrity of the garment.