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Manchaha - LUV-506 6'6"X9'10"

New, Manchaha
Artisan Made
Lustrous Finish
Laxmi

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Laxmi

Laxmi is a 37-year-old weaver hailing from Kishanpura, Rajasthan. Her parents introduced her to weaving at an early age of 15. She used to roam around in her village and learn from her neighbors every day. She has two daughters Manisha and Nirmala who go to college. Her husband is a daily wage earner, which makes her weaving their main household income. Laxmi values and sees the importance of educating her daughters and loves to sit back and talk to them about their studies. She even encourages them to aspire for a government jobs. She has also imparted the art of weaving to them. She says, "I will only marry them off once they have completed their studies."

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Construction
Hand Knotted
Content
100% Silk
Thickness (Inches)
2/7"
Product Details
Choti Badi translates to 'small big' and perfectly encapsulates Laxmi's Manchaha rug. While weaving at the loom with her daughter, people in her village often said that a small and big Laxmi (also the name of the Hindu Goddess) are sitting together because they look alike. In the Manchaha, Laxmi started weaving big shakkarparas (sweets) while her daughter followed her footsteps to weave smaller ones, considering them to be identical just as this mother and daughter duo.
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Catalog Code
LUV-506
Design
Choti Badi
Size
6'6"X9'10"
Shape
Rectangle
Construction
Hand Knotted
Content
100% Silk
Backing
N/A
Origin
India
Style
Traditional, Updated Traditional
Various Note
Please Note: All sizes are nominal, accepted variance is +/- 3"
Care Instructions
Blot stains immediately and clean with a mild soap and cold water. Blot dry with clean, absorbent towel. Avoid prolonged exposure to moisture. Shedding is normal: vacuum regularly with beater bar off, and shedding will reduce over time.
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