Behind the Hill
Natural Dye Organic Cotton Throw in Heirloom Brown Cotton & Madder Root
A lightweight cotton throw handwoven on a traditional wooden loom by skilled artisans in Karnakata, India, using local heirloom brown cotton and natural dyes. A versatile textile that can be used as a tablecloth, picnic blanket, beach towel, travel wrap, and more.
Part of a series of handwoven textiles that are inspired by the abstract landscapes of multifaceted artist Etel Adnan.
About brown cotton from India: “Resilient and entirely rain-fed, this cotton strain requires no chemical pesticides or fertilizers. The revival of Indigenous cotton cultivation has energized hand-spinning and weaving in the area, creating a local, sustainable “land-to-loom” system.” Nila
- 40" x 60"
- Kandu Cotton: Native, organic brown cotton from India + Kora Cotton: Organic white cotton from India
- Natural dyes: Madder root, Indigo, Kasim (Black color extracted from iron rust and fermented jaggery)
- Chemical-free, rain-fed cotton
- Each shawl takes approximately 7 days to make from start to finish
- 100% compostable
Textile Care: Wash separately in cold water on a gentle cycle with your usual detergent. Tumble dry low.
Behind the Hill creates contemporary textiles and decorative objects for the home using a variety of heirloom color-grown cotton which grows wild in natural shades of pink, terracotta, green, beige, and white. The designs rely on nature; rainfall, sunlight, and wind affect the texture and colors of the raw materials, making each product beautifully imperfect and unique.