Thabo Makhetha converts these age-old traditional Sotho blankets into to trendy shawls #unitedrepublic

Thabo Makhetha converts these age-old traditional Sotho blankets into to trendy shawls #unitedrepublic

Tribal blankets have been marked with cultural significance and history by various African cultures and nations.

Tribal blankets have been marked with cultural significance and history by various African cultures and nations.

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Seana Marena or ‘King’s blanket’ with Poone (mealie/maize) design. Such blankets are widely worn on special occasions by South Sotho men in southern Africa – thought to have been introduced by King Moshoeshoe of Lesotho in the mid-19th century. The vertical lines were originally a fault in the weaving process but were incorporated into the design at Moshoeshoe’s insistence.

Seana Marena or ‘King’s blanket’ with Poone (mealie/maize) design. Such blankets are widely worn on special occasions by South Sotho men in southern Africa – thought to have been introduced by King Moshoeshoe of Lesotho in the mid-19th century. The vertical lines were originally a fault in the weaving process but were incorporated into the design at Moshoeshoe’s insistence.

The Men Wore Blankets on Burberry's Runway

The Men Wore Blankets on Burberry's Runway

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