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Xhosa Stripe Throw

luxuriously soft and cozy

This soft, beautifully woven, cozy, lightweight, hypoallergenic, machine-washable, sustainably, and ethically crafted African print throw is based on the timeless stripe unique to the Xhosa tribe. It is traditionally loomed in South Africa and the predominant use of black and white in their designs is steeped in tradition. It has a minimalist and elegant beauty that is bursting with tradition and culture. It is the perfect size to curl up on the sofa or toss in the car. A customer from California, "I love how soft this blanket is. It is simple and elegant."

  • Hypoallergenic, No toxic dyes or chemicals used...ever
  • Sustainably and ethically made In South Africa
  • Soft, warm perfect for outdoors and indoors
  • Machine washable, pet and kid-friendly
Learn Something New
  • Inspired by the stripes of timeless Xhosa clothing and blankets. Unique to the Xhosa people, the predominant use of black and white in their designs is steeped in tradition. Cultural rituals are symbolic through every stage of life and development for the Xhosa people, such as knowing one’s Isiduko (clan). This is considered so important that when two strangers meet for the first time, the first identity that gets shared is Isiduko. This forms the origins of ubuntu (human kindness), a behavior synonymous with this nation, as extending a helping hand to a complete stranger when in need. It is also the roots of the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”.
Specs
  • Size:   55in x 71in / 130cm x 180cm
  • Weight:  300 g/m2
  • Style: Throw / Wrap
  • Color:  Black and White
  • Materials: 100% super-soft, warm, lightweight, and hypoallergenic microfiber with a triple jacquard weave, open Selvedge.
  • Origin: Crafted in South Africa.
Care Guide
  • CARE INSTRUCTIONS

    The African Xhosa throw is fully machine washable. We recommend machine wash your blanket on a cool, gentle cycle and line-drying to preserve the fibers and color for full care guide check out our full care guide here

Shipping & Returns
  • Free shipping on all orders over $49 in the United States. Our return policy is simple: We offer a 30-day return or exchange policy for all blankets in original packaging.

My Africa Collection

Kobo Ke Bophelo (The blanket is life)


Sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa, the My Africa collection is a range of incredibly soft, warm, and exceptionally durable blankets that take their inspiration from the cultures and people that inhabit this beautiful land.



Ethically crafted with your comfort in mind

All our blankets are sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa with the blessing of the Basotho Nation. Our Mill is in its 66th year of operation and is 4th generation family-owned and operated. They are the industry leader in utilizing low-impact and socially responsible practices. They are the sole exclusive producer of the Basotho heritage blankets with the blessing of the Basotho people

Customer Reviews

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Lauren S. (Naperville, US)
Gorgeous throw blanket

So happy with my new blanket. It is soft and cozy While also being chic and stylish!

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Mindy W. (Queen Creek, US)
So soft and excellent quality

This is the softest throw I’ve ever owned! I am so impressed with the quality of this blanket. I couldn’t be happier with the attention to detail!

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Wendy S. (Lutz, US)
Beautiful, High Quality and Craftmanship

I chose the Xhosa Stripe pattern because I wanted something that was going to pop and catch my eye, and work well with my cottage-farmhouse style.

 I could not be more pleased with the high quality and craftsmanship.

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Whitney G. (Simpsonville, US)
Gorgeous throw blanket

I love the pattern and plus it’s so soft. Definitely a well made blanket.

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Maureen W. (Waunakee, US)

Wonderful blanket - so soft and great quality! Got it for my son for Christmas and he loved it!