Stunning vintage wedding blanket woven with delicate shades of pinks and cream, this piece is truly unique. Known as a Handira or Tamizart, these beautiful Berber blankets are traditionally woven for weddings and are often started when a daughter is still very young. It becomes part of her dowry and most are decorated with colourful woven pattern bands and countless metal sequins. Tradition has it that these ward off the evil eye, reflect the sun during the day and glow of fire at night.
With vintage pieces increasingly difficult to find, this beauty really is a rare treasure. Now ready for a new owner, this blanket will make the perfect addition to any stylish home and can be used as a throw, rug or wall hanging.
Handwoven in natural wool and cotton with metal sequins. Some tiny rust stains on blanket from sequins