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Heirloom Table Runner - Kanchi Silk

Regular price $99.00

This table runner is a labor of love! It took a lot of creativity, a lot of time and a lot of effort to create what we think is a masterpiece.  

A pure hand woven Kanchi silk saree from ~50 years back, this saree was worn by a young bride on her wedding day.  The beauty of the saree remains even though it is now torn in many places and not wearable as a saree anymore.  The "pallu" displays a weave and beauty that you cannot find today. We knew we had to preserve the historic beauty somehow.  We started by strengthening the fabric by adding a layer to the back. Then we salvaged pieces of the border that were strong and then we put everything together! 

Size: 68.5” x 15” 

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