Inspired by the Warriors, Creators and Dreamers in our community, this capsule collection of MATTER WRAPS was created to gather and empower those that value provenance and seek to preserve the ancient art forms of our region. These beautifully crafted Batik and cotton wraps support the artisan community of Sukkha Citta, the same community of artisans that have dyed and stitched the wrap in this pouch.[powr-countdown-timer id=5788e865_1494492231]
If you’ve been watching our Stories you know we’re currently in an indigo and batik village working on an upcoming collaboration with Aarika Lee and SukkhaCitta. Connected by a cause, all proceeds of the #MATTERwraps will cover 3 years of land rental so that the community can build a workshop space for batik creation, and an indigo vat for dyeing.
To give the artisans in Jlamprang more economic freedom, SukkhaCitta worked with them to pave a way to put their craft out. There are 150 women in this village, and they currently work with 10. The hope is to increase this and build up the village’s capacity for batik and indigo dyeing. In support of this venture, we partnered with them to work on the #MATTERwraps.
Aligned with the commitment to pioneer industry change for rural textile communities, SukkhaCitta creates an avenue for the batik artisans in Jlamprang to put their craft out. Joined by a shared passion, it is our intention that this collaboration goes beyond product and moves to impact by expanding their economic freedom.
This micro ikat print is individually tied and resist dyed before they are weaved together to create the falcon footprint motif.
When creating the Mobi print, we challenged our Artisan Partners to create the largest wood block print that they have ever used.
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