Ikat’s Bali Jatra and Other Voyages

By The Voice of Fashion

 

With a new e-commerce portal and an ambitious new collection of ikat saris, textile designer Gunjan Jain embraces the digital space

Designer Gunjan Jain with a weaver

The Palepai, more popularly known as ship cloth, is integral to Indonesian design heritage. Featuring varied imagery of sailors and sea voyages, the ceremonial textiles are used to ward off evil spirits. In her new collection, Delhi-based textile designer Gunjan Jain draws from this traditional art form to create a sari she has named “Jatra” (voyage). Read more at The Voice Of Fashion.