African Nguni Cattle Throw and Blanket

luxuriously soft and cozy

This luxuriously soft, cozy, lightweight, and hypoallergenic throw will sometimes be a superhero cloak, other times a picnic blanket but always a keeper of memories.

The African Nguni cattle print throw is a gorgeous expression of Africa's soul. Each woven strand holds the intricate stories of the African people that helped bring your blanket to life. Every fiber wraps you in comfort and warmth like that of your grandmother's embrace.

Your Purchase helps, 1 blanket = 30 Kids with clean water
  • 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
About the Nguni Print
  • The Xhosa, Zulu, and Swazi people brought the first ancestors of today’s Nguni cattle to Southern Africa during their migration from East Africa between 600 and 1400 AD. Since then, the Nguni have played an important social, economic and spiritual role in these societies. The beauty and uniqueness of each cow’s skin has long been cataloged in the tribe’s poetry. A creamy, dun-colored hide is called ‘sour milk’ whilst the name given to a brown or red Nguni with large spots and faint white edging is ‘the stones of the Ngoye forest.’ One of the most famous stories surrounding these beautiful beasts is that of King Shaka of the Zulus. The king bred specific color patterns for the many regiments of his army. This would help identify who was in command during battle. His elite personal guard was recognized by their pure white cowhides, from the Nguni royal herd.
Specs
  • Size:   55in x 71in / 140cm x 180cm
  • Color:  Black and Natural
  • Gm/2:  365 g/m2
  • Style:  Throw / Wrap
  • 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 Africa Nguni cattle print 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.



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Kobo Ke Bophelo (The blanket is life)


Sustainably and ethically using the very best materials & made in South Africa.



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Made to Endure Cold

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Hypoallergenic


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Thula Tula Blankets are great for keeping you comfy, and cozy no matter where you are

Ethically crafted with your comfort in mind

All our blankets are sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa. Our factory is in it’s 66th year and is 4th generation family owned and operated. They are the industry leader in utilizing low-impact and socially responsiblepractices.

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