Washable Woolen Blankets

The Basotho Blanket Is a Traditional African Wearable and washasble woolen Blanket

The Basotho blanket is a traditional African wearable and washable blanket, sustainably made in South Africa by traditional artisans. These exceptionally beautiful yet durable and washable blankets come with a large pin so you can fasten the blanket around you and it won’t slip off while you make dinner or help the kids with homework. Did you know Basotho blankets were traditionally used as outerwear in the Lesotho mountains of South Africa? To this day they are not considered blankets in Lesotho, they are a garment that you wear in everyday life to protect you from the wind and cold and they add a unique beauty to any home decor. The Basotho Blanket has been used as a wearable Blanket for over 150 years in Lesotho by the Basotho Nation. To read more on wearable blankets and tip on how to wear your African wearable blanket check out our blog  and to learn more about washing and taking care of your heritage African Basotho blanket African wearable blanket check out our blog 

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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