Traditionally Crafted Wearable Blankets From Africa
This iconic heirloom-quality wearable blanket is crafted to be well-loved for years to come. Lightweight, hypoallergenic, and machine-washable, the Basotho wearable blanket is woven with colorfast wool that: Won't shrink, Won't fade, Won't pill, Won't scratch.
Made in South Africa from naturally renewable African virgin wool, our mill also passes strict sustainability standards and ethical practices. This authentic Basotho heritage blanket has deep cultural significance to the Basotho nation as a wearable blanket.
It has been used for centuries from herd boys up to the king of Lesotho. Each design symbolizes a different cultural meaning; for example, The corn design on the SeannaMarena Basotho wearable blanket symbolizes fertility and growth.
Its tight, thick weave is soft, warm, and repels rain and wind, just as it has been designed for over a century in the highlands of Lesotho, which is why the Basotho Nation has a saying Kobo Ke Bophelo which mean the blanket is life. The Basotho Heritage blanket is perfect for snuggling on the couch or laying in the sun.