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Artisans hand-block print chattra Block Print Yoga Mat Bags in divine prints inspired by the architecture of India's historical palaces, forts and temples, textiles, and spiritual practices. Crafted in ethical workshop in India using traditional techniques.
The classic, rich patterns of ikat cloth inspired chattra’s Kiwi Ikat Yoga Mat Bag print. A coveted commodity along Asia’s great Silk Road, the skill and time required to dye and weave ikat is so revered in some cultures it’s believed the cloth is imbued with magical powers. If you’re ever at Lotsa Temple in Alchi in Ladakh, look for ikat patterns painted on the ceiling.
Generously sized to fit all mat sizes. Hand block-printed in rich garnet; illuminating orange detail including adjustable strap slide, piping, zip pocket and drawstring; adorned with a colorful tassel like those seen on the camels of Rajasthan's great Thar desert.
The artisan's hand work is revealed in each chattra textile, including print density and block alignment; imperfections are characteristic and add to the charm of this traditional technique. Read more about Rajasthan block print methods, and learn about the meaning of orange in Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh faiths.
Details & Care
- 29”L x 8” diameter across base of bag
- fits all mat sizes
- 100% cotton
- drawstring closure
- adjustable strap
- outer zip pocket
- hand-made in India
- machine wash, line dry