Moroccan White Wedding Blanket Handira
With cape tie
Heavy vintage piece traditionally hand made by Berber women in their homes in Atlas Mountain Region of Morocco a gift bestowed to a Bride on her Wedding Day.
Accentuated with big bushy bands of fluffy White texture enliven with round mirrored sequins (Muzona) which take many hours even weeks to attach once the weaving is complete, embellished with hundreds of sequins makes this Handira a uniqe piece.
7 stunning rows embroidered Kilim bands in shades of blue. red and jade on reverse displays the weavers skill, craftmanship and attention to detail a little charming patch of repair or makers mark adds to the charm of this exquisite blanket.
Completed fringe of twisted individual delicate knotted strands of cream and blue Wool. Original cape tie x 1 and 1 unraveled tie to this piece in White. Very chic and glamorous.
Handira blankets are made with love and thought to be a blessing to bestow good luck and fortune to the newlywed. Hand crafted for the Bride on her Wedding day used as a cape or blanket. Unique variation to sizing.
Age <> Vintage
Size <> 4’3”x 7Ft 4 / 129 x 223 cm
Material <> Wool Cotton Sequins
Colour <> Off-White
Origin <> Made in Morocco
Vintage Moroccan wedding blanket are beautiful and unique and due to the nature of handmade items some characteristics of vintage items may be present, henna or wax spots, minor repairs this is all part of the appeal and charm in vintage items.