Diya doll in a delicate dress.


Diya doll in a delicate dress. All sewn from flesh-colored cotton. Embroidered eyes and face. The hair is made of black fabric. Sewn smoothly to the head, they form such a cap. Diya is dressed in a long and very nice to the touch dress, slightly airy. It has beautiful buff sleeves and is tied at the neck. The dress is removable. I brought this beautiful doll and many others for you from my recent trip to India. Each doll is hand sewn by Afghan refugee women with great care and tenderness. Each one tells its own story and bears the touch of the hands that sewed it. May it bring you joy:)

Diya – 45 cm

The founders of SilaiWali are Iris Strill and Bishwadeep Moitra. Iris is a French woman living partly in India. He has experience working with French design and sewing companies in India. She has conducted many workshops for Indian women where she taught how they can use their skills and draw on tradition to create beautiful artisanal products. That’s how the idea for the social initiative was born, whose motto is: A PATH FOR FREEDOM. SilaiWali is a group of women refugees from Afghanistan, mainly from the Hazara tribe. The women now live in Delhi. They sew dolls and animals, and create utilitarian items by hand. Iris acquires a lot of beautiful fabric scraps after making clothes. Toys are sewn by hand, clothes are embroidered and embroidered. The bodies are created from cotton canvas in skin colors of various shades to celebrate cultural diversity, as it were. All products are manufactured using upcycling techniques.