Iconic Wearable Blankets From Africa

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, it also passes strict sustainability standards and ethical practices at our mill. 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 to do 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 lying on in the sun.

Story of the Basotho Blanket

Kobo Ke Bophelo (The blanket is life)

The Basotho Blanket has deep cultural and historical meaning to the people of Lesotho, a small landlocked country in Southern Africa. The blanket is woven into the culture and fabric of the Basotho nation. The blanket is used in all aspects of Basotho life, traditional ceremonies and celebrations from childbirth to weddings, As rites of passage to manhood and many more. The blanket is seen as a symbol of the mountain kingdom as Lesotho is affectionately known. To find out more about the rich history of these heirloom blankets

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Soft & Warm

Heirloom Quality Buttery Soft & Cozy for Ultimate Comfort

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Weather Resistant

Made with Thick, Tight Weave to Repel Wet, Cold & Dirt

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Machine Wash

Easy to Clean

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Made from the Finest Dirt and Mite Resitant Merino Wool & Microfiber