Trademark of the Hansiba fashion brand, India. Trademark of the Hansiba fashion brand, India.

Hansiba is the name of an Indian fashion brand created by the Self-Employed Women’s Association Trade Facilitation Centre (SEWATFC). The brand is named after the first and oldest Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) member, a traditional embroiderer called Hansiba.

Hansiba products are made by traditional embroiderers from the Ahir, Rabari, Chaudhari Patel and Mochi communities in the state of Gujarat (India). Hansiba products include jackets, blouses, tunics, hand bags, quilts, sofa coverings and cushions. All of their products are hand embroidered using traditional techniques, with 65% of sales going directly to the artisans.

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Digital source of illustration (retrieved 9th July 2016).


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