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Cotton and Agave Silk Bedspread

Handmade Cotton and Agave Silk Bedspread

Caravanserai Trading Company have a selection of cosy handmade cotton and Agave silk Bedspreads. These have been handmade in Morocco. These striking cotton and Agave silk Bedspreads have been made from 100% cotton and Agave silk. They have also been woven on traditional wooden looms in the medina of Marrakech. Artisans use weaving techniques and skills which have been passed down from generation to generation. These Bedspreads make fabulous bed covers and can also be used as throw rugs for sofas and chairs. Each agave silk bedspread is quite unique, with it's vibrant colours and textures giving each piece it's individuality.

Agave Silk

Agave silk is also known as Vegan silk or as Sabra silk, which is it's Moroccan name. The fabric is a 100% vegetable silk blend extracted from the aloe cactus which is only grown in Morocco. Agave silk is renowned for it's beauty, it's strength and durability. We were intrigued to see the lengths of Agave Silk drying from rods nailed into the walls of houses in the medinas. Once dried, the strands are twisted together and dyed in a myriad of colours, prior to being woven into these gorgeous material lengths. Agave silk is renowned for it's beauty, it's strength and durability.

Care instructions

This bedspread could be soaked in a heavy cold salt solution for an hour and in addition rinsed before washing to lock in the natural dyes. Items made of Agave silk can be washed at 30 degrees or also dry-cleaned. It is also safe to iron the Silk Bedspread on a low steam.

Size

Throw rug/Double bed LAST ONE in Stock!  

$159.00 $89.00

1 in stock