September 10, 2015

Paisley Indian Shawl

This is another shawl purchased in India. The fabric is a plain weave, very light, a little itchy, wooly. I love how the paisleys are swimming and have lots of movement. The coloration the weavers used, created an interlocking stripe.  The pattern gets more complex the more I look at it.  Although the palette is at first a bit dull and dark-monotone, the weaving creates nuance on the few central colors and the movement in the pattern is really very captivating.  When I plugged in the Color Palette app I got a lot of one color family.