Soaring Birds Ikat Scarf

A lilac-colored flock takes wing on Hemangini Singh's hand-loomed cotton ikat scarf.
created by

Hemangini Singh


created by

Hemangini Singh

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Flower of the Flock

The lightweight fabric of Hemangini Singh's pretty scarf will flutter in the summer breeze, giving a subtle impression of lilac-colored birds in flight. Its semi-abstract design, created by the "double ikat" technique, requires intensive, skilled labor to produce: The tie dyeing on both the warp and weft ikat threads must coincide to create the bird motifs. Because the pattern is woven, not printed, it's the same on both sides. The loosely woven, soft cotton fabric has just enough body to give it some definition as it drapes. We're not sure if it's strong enough to keep the flock from flying home, wherever that is. You'll have to let us know—especially if they take you with them. Designed in New York. Handmade in India.


Made in India

Textile artist Hemangini Singh draws her inspiration from iconic forms and local artisans. Her passion is experimenting with traditional resist dyeing and block-printing forms and techniques to make artfully designed contemporary accessories. These authentic textile crafts require meticulous design planning and precise color chemistry, yet result in the perfectly imperfect beauty she craves as an artist. Each piece is a unique expression of her East-meets-West aesthetic, blending traditional style with her own inspired refinement.

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72" L x 25" W
Dry Clean Only.
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