If you are looking for a pure and unique styled hand embroidery shawl or stole to fill your wardrobe, then Kashmir is the place to be. The one shown here is a handpicked piece from the best collection of Kashmiri shawls. This pure wool textile is woven here in distinctive multicolored hand embroidery of butterflies and flowers patterned in a Mandala art. Kashmir handwoven shawls follow the culture of depicting its floral beauty and fresh nature scenes.
Beautified with motifs of small colorful butterflies woven in extreme preciseness and perfection, this winter shawl features a circular Mandala flower embroidery at the core. Mandala is a Sanskrit term for ‘magic circle’ that holds a spiritual significance of making order out of disorder or a centering space for the self and soul of art. In this stole, weaver has very creatively applied this concept by having a beautiful multi-layered Mandala filled in with bright colored flowers and vines along with alluring butterflies hovering around.
Zoom in to have a look at the border on the two short sides of the stole; its mesmerizing embroidery, colorful and neat patterns give a real artistic touch to the article; having a blend of small and big multicolored flowers with the tiny spaces filled in with two shades of green leaves, this stole takes us to the charming beauty of Kashmir’s culture and its pleasant environment.