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GUILLOTINE Basotho Blanket Cape

Regular price R 4,950.00
Regular price Sale price R 4,950.00
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Each cape is made using one genuine Basotho traditional blanket, hand-cut, meticulously produced with hand-stitched finishes. Our signature cut Each woven blanket motif carries specific symbolic meanings.
We specifically use the Kharetsa blanket weave which is inspired by the spiral aloe endemic to the Maluti Mountains in Lesotho. This central image is surrounded by the shield motif and iconic Basotho hat. 

This generous cut is unfitted and can be worn closed (revealing the shield-like motif) or open.  This investment cape is a timeless statement piece with a fascinating history behind the evolution of the Basotho blanket. 

Note: size medium currently sold out. Please order online with a 3 week delivery delay  

Cape Specifications:
• Hook and eye closure

• Melton wool interior lapel and facing 
• Acetate lining 
• Interior cotton binding finish
• Tailored  patch pockets
• Handstitched hem and collar

Fabric: Basotho Blanket Kharetsa 
Composition: 50 % wool 50 % acrylic

Washcare: dry clean/gentle hand-wash only. Dry flat. Iron if necessary on wool setting. Do not tumble dry. Do not rub or wring.  

Model: 1,77meters tall wears a size small /32. This coat is oversized and generously cut. 

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