Ramabai - Organic Handwoven Napkins - Set of 4
Named after an Indian social reformer - Ramabai, these napkins are minimalist, effortless, stylish and have an earthy feel to them. Their neutral palette will also compliment any of your dishes.
- 18 x 18 inches
- Set of 4
- 100% unbleached cotton
- Natural woven selvedge on long sides, raw edge on ends
- Hand wash using mild detergent recommended
- Entirely a hand-crafted piece; slight irregularities are to be expected and celebrated
- Made in India
Who was Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati
Pandita Ramabai Sarasvati was an Indian social reformer, a pioneer in the education and emancipation of women in India. She was the first woman to be accorded the titles of 'Pandita' as a Sanskrit scholar and 'Sarasvati' after being examined by the faculty of the University of Calcutta. She was one of the 10 women delegates of the Congress session of 1889. In the late 1890s, She founded Mukti Mission in a small village, forty miles east of the city of Pune. The mission was later named Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission.