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Wild Silk Shawl

£60.00

The scarves and shawls, or “lamba” in Malagasy, are hand woven by women artisans from the Manandriana area, from 100% wild Madagascan silk using traditional equipment and spinning methods.

The silk comes from endemic wild silkworms called Borocera madagascariensis, which are found mainly in the tapia forests of this region.

The unique dyes are vegetable and mineral based. It takes the artisans a whole week to spin and weave this shawl.

This wild Malagasy silk shawl can be distinguished by its quality and strength.

Handwash only

Do not dry under direct sunlight Can be ironed. Suitable for Vegans

100 % Raw silk.

Origine: Madagascar

Colour: Mustard/brown

Size: W63 cm x L226 cm

Code: LM002