Beautiful Table Cloth has the colors of fall, perfect for the change of seasons or fall entertaining. Traditional Bagru printing--hand block printing with natural dyes--beautifully combines both natural and geometric patterns in rich black and rust on natural cotton tablecloth. Machine wash cold. 84"l x 59"w. Fair Trade, Hand Made.
Fair Trade Artisans: India: Asha Handicrafts Asha Handicrafts has been a leading fair trade organization in India for over 40 years. Asha, which in Sanskrit means 'hope", is a non-profit organization that was started in 1975 with the mandate to Trade, Train & Transform. Committed to the values of preserving the diverse craft traditions of India and ensuring a fair wage for artisans, Asha's model is to do business in a way that transforms lives. Today, Asha is impacting the lives of hundreds of artisans, working with more than fifty cooperatives and family workshops throughout India. In addition to providing needed income through the sales of handcraft products, Asha is committed to the overall well being of artisans. Asha welfare workers work closely with artisans and their families to provide medical care, educational assistance for children, and to improve the living and working conditions of the artisans. Other benefits include interest-free loans, training, and advances to purchase raw materials.