Vintage Handira, Moroccan Wedding Blanket No. 010
Stunning, one of a kind, vintage handira or Moroccan wedding blanket with brilliant Kilim embroidery. This incredibly rare piece is one of the most detailed handiras we've seen and in an incredible large size. The perfect bohemian accessory for your home. We love these stunning pieces as a throw on your bed, the back of a couch or as artwork hanging in your home. Here's a bit of design inspiration for wedding blankets. Please note that this piece is single sided and has a small discoloration spot visible from the back side, (visible in detail photo).
Handiras are handwoven and embellished for Berber brides by their female relatives. Each piece is imbued with well wishes and love for the bride in her new union. The brides tie the handira around their shoulders and wear them as a cloak as they enter the next phase of their lives.
Handwoven in sheep's wool and cotton with mirrored sequined embellishment.
Dimensions: Approximately 103" x 65"
This piece was hand sourced in the souks of Morocco by our owner. Please note that this product is handmade and one of a kind. We believe that color variances, slight abnormalities and signs of wear on vintage pieces add to the character and beauty of this unique treasure. Enjoy and know that your new piece is the only one like it in this big beautiful world!