Hello and Welcome to the Textile Trunk 5.5 pounds of hand woven wool and hemp! Gorgeous This beautiful textile is an antique hand-woven hemp and wool blanket from Europe.
This stunning blanket was woven by hand in the Carpathian Mountain Region of Europe about 100-120 years ago. These blankets are rare and wonderful, with a beautiful natural texture and look! I'm a big fan of these blankets (I have other in my store, simply search my store for the word blanket) They have so many wonderful, creative uses : picnic blankets, throws, fabric for pillows, bench cushion fabric, tablecloths, curtaining, shower curtains I have even seen them used as an area rug under a coffee table! This blanket uses a complex weave and is woven using both linen (heavy hemp) and natural wool from goats. The colors are a pale natural hemp off-white, a purples, browns, red, orange, black!The woven plaid stripes appear on both sides. This blanket was constructed by first hand weaving the 2 lengths, which were then hand stitched together in a very primitive hand stitched seam down the middle. The ends are hand stitched with a hem.
This lovely heavy textile weighs over 5 pounds and has a wonderful natural, heavy & floppy texture! Beautiful and heavy weight gorgeous quality. It would make a STUNNING throw or small bed cover or could also be used as upholstery, pillow or heavy curtain fabric. A perfect gift for any textile lover and a wonderful textile for any collection!MEASUREMENTS : This wonderful textile measures about 58 inches wide by 71 inches long. CONDITION : I hand washed this blanket about 1 year ago. It can be machine washed on hand wash cycle and then hung to dry. You may also choose to dry clean This blanket has one hole that is right next to another. They are about 2 inches This textile is not without signs of time and use often inherent in these wonderful textiles (condition reflected in the price) inv #: W030 20220308. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Afghans & Throw Blankets". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.