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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

Winter warmers for Christmas at the Silk Road Gallery. Tibetan Blankets in vibrant colours and lovely soft Cashmere Scarves in natural tones. Both are a perfect winter present, lightweight, soft and warm.

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My Favourite Things - Appliqued Bedspreads from Barmer

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My Favourite Things - Appliqued Bedspreads from Barmer

Our beautiful Appliquéd Bedspreads from Barmer are made by a process of reverse appliqué, a technique where one of two layers of fabric is cut away to produce a pattern, and embroidery added to the exposed under-layer.

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Kantha Quilts and Scarves

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Kantha Quilts and Scarves

Kantha Quilts and Scarves Kantha is a type of embroidery stitching typical of rural Bengal. Village women recycle old saris to make quilts, shawls and cushions in which several layers of fabric may be layered up and patched, combined to create a new item - what we would today call upcycling.The wonder of Kantha Quilts is the variety and extraordinary beauty of the fabrics. This quilt has a wonderful art nouveau fabric with elegant leaves and flowers in a soft rust and charcoal print.Kantha is the running stitch that holds the different layers of fabric together or acts as a decorative stitching pattern overlaying the...

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Indian Bedspreads

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Indian Bedspreads

We've been selling beautiful Indian bedspreads for over 40 years! We opened our first store in 1974 with minimal stock: a waterbed we'd made from recycled timber joists, striped Indian dhurrie rugs, handmade pottery from a wonderful man called Don Rushton, rush matting, art nouveau posters that I'd block mounted, recycled Spanish wine glasses, a few handmade candles, cards - and Indian bedspreads. This purple bedspread is made from Mangalgiri cotton, handwoven on pit looms in a small region near Hyderabad in South India. It's a special cotton, very fine yet strong, that can only be woven at a certain...

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