moroccan wedding blankets handira five
these handira are hand-loomed from sheep’s wool and cotton especially for l’aviva home in a tiny berber village in the atlas mountains. modeled on favorite vintage pieces, our handira capture the incredible heft and spangle of the wedding blankets which have been woven in the area for centuries – with each metal sequin meticulously sewn on by hand. tradition and skill are passed from generation to generation; it is believed that the blankets have talismanic power and are endowed with blessings (bakara), protecting the user from the evil eye.
100% handspun wool.
78″ x 44″
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