sabra silk no. 168

Rug & Weave

Approximately 17" x 19"

  • Handmade in Morocco from Saharan agave cactus silk, wool, vegetable dyes.
  • Non-vintage.
  • Zipper enclosure.
  • High quality & durable textile with a unique silky texture.

Weaving Process

  • The spiky leaves from sustainable Saharan agave cacti are harvested, hammered and then soaked to release the fine fibres. The fibres are then hand spun using traditional processes to make cactus silk.  The silk is then combined with wool and handwoven on a loom to produce the finished product.

     


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