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Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel
Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel
Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel
Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel
Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel
Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel

Handloom Khadi Medium Gamcha Towel

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$25.00
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$25.00
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Gamchas are a versatile multi-use cloth. Large enough to be used as bath towels, small tablecloths or even shawls, they will become softer and more absorbent with every wash.

 

This is special because...

Mahatma Gandhi began promoting the spinning of khadi cloth for rural self-employment and self-reliance (instead of using cloth manufactured industrially in Britain) in the 1920s in India, thus making khadi an integral part and an icon of the Swadeshi movement. Ghandi spun cloth himself, and insisted that members of the Indian National Congress also spin cotton and pay their dues in yarn. In fact, he made the chakri (spinning wheel) the symbol of the Nationalist movement. Throughout India today, there are still many government operated khadi collectives.

 

100% handwoven cotton

Approximately 30" wide x 64" long

Due to the handmade nature of khadi textiles, colors and patterns may vary.