Mar 192013
 

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Woven by the community of Nagada weavers, the Nagada Fabric Range available in 100% Egyptian Cotton, are hand-woven on looms that can be seen inscribed on the walls of the hieroglyphics.  The range of design motifs, woven in a variety of two-tone colours are inspired by the cultural heritage and traditions of the region. Priced per meter, measuring 70cm wide with a maximum length of 25meters, by purchasing these fabrics you are supporting and enabling one of the oldest weaving communities to live on.

The Nagada fabrics are a contemporary take on an ancient tradition complementing a range of  interiors styles, and can be used for  soft furnishings and window dressings. Should you wish to either order a custom woven 25m batch of fabric or work with us to design the perfect window dressing a bespoke made-to-order service is available, just contact us for more details. All fabric machine washable at 40 degrees.

All images illustrate the motif running horizontally across the 70cm width of the fabric.

 

The Gamila Motif

The Gamila motif is a contemporary design with a historic root inspired by the pre-dynastic illustrations found in Nagada. It comes in a wide variety of two-tone, earth-colour combinations.

The Faiza Motif

The Faiza motif can be seen in its similarity to motifs found on pots from the pre-dynastic period in Nagada.It comes in a wide variety of two-tone, earth-colour combinations.

The Said Motif

The Said motif represents a flower or an ear of wheat, something local to the community of Nagada. It comes in a wide variety of two-tone, earth-colour combinations.

The Stripe Motif

These contemporary two-toned stripes comes in a wide variety of two-tone, earth-colour combinations.

The Ganaber Motif

The Ganaber motif is a contemporary design with a historic root inspired by the pre-dynastic illustrations found in Nagada.