Heavy handwork pure silk nakshi kantha embroidery dupatta/shawl with tree of life embroidered all over. The handfilledkamal (lotus)itself took about 8 days to complete. The empty space in between motifs is also filled with running stitch.
A Pair of Parakeets adds to the beauty of this dupatta.
This hand embroidery was completed by single artisan in about 7 weeks time.
Color : Black base with multicolored threadwork Fabric : Bangalore Silk Size: 2.4mts x 44"
TREE OF LIFE has been interpreted differently by different belief systems...However, they all see it as 'life giving tree'. One that represents, sustenance of physical life, secrets of long and happy life, and where all the elements create a powerful mix...For ages, the mention in different scriptures, has made this tree...a fantasy- an illusion...