Reasons to Love:
- Made by a non profit Mon-Ami Foundation, India
- Non-toxic, azo-free colors are used
- Supports fair wages
- 100% handmade
- 100% vegan
Reasons to Give: When you pick this product, you support-
- Poverty Alleviation
- Women’s Empowerment
- Supporting Livelihoods
Add a bit of texture to your table and elevate the senses with this unique table mat set. These mats are handweaved using environmentally sustainable materials by women weavers of Medinipur in West Bengal, India.
Know the material - Madurkathi or madur is a reed called madur kottir, or madurkathi, a sedge of the family Cyperaceae. Mat weaving in Medina pur has histroic significance and the art has been passed down from generation to genertion. Becasue of this reason the mats also carry a geographical indication (GI) tag. The raw material used to make madur mats is a sedge of the genus Cyperus: Cyperus pangorei (formerly Cyperus tegetum). The Madur grass grows on marshy land, thriving in southern and eastern India including in the area of Medinipur.
Color & Dimensions:
Size: 18.5"x 14"
Madurkathi / Reed / River Grass / Seagrass / Sedge / Straw
Use a wet wipe whenever necessary.