African Khanga Sarong Throw Beach Wrap BATIK - Different Colours
DescriptionAfricanKanga (Khanga) Sarong or Throw – Fabric X2 Pcs
KANGA - The ultimate in Africanaccessories. Every woman (and man!) should have one. Not only idealfor wearing as a sarong on the beach, they also double up as a scarf,tablecloth, picnic rug, beach wrap, bedspread, or colourful furniture throw. Thesebrand new kangas from Tanzania have a traditional Swahili motto as part of thedesign, it measures about - 171 cm (66'') x 104 cm (40'') oftenwith a border along all four sides (called pindo in Kiswahili, the East Africanlingua franca), and a central part (mji) which differs in design from theborders. Kangas are usually very colorful. The kanga(sometimes khanga, meaning "guinea hen" in Kiswahili, for itsbrilliant colors) is a colourful garment similar to kitenge, worn by women andoccasionally by men throughout Eastern Africa
- Softcotton with eco-certified dyes from Europe,ensuring a colour fastness that can be washed time and time again.
- Different Prints/Colors Traditional African Print
- Please note: this fabric has a light starch finish which, when washed, willsoften the cotton for easy wearing.
Please note that these kangas have two finished edges and TWO, RAW, UN-HEMMED EDGES, the vertical ones. This is because kangas are printed in a strip of fabric, and then cut apart. These are not hemmed. Please seethe picture below for examples on how to wear an East African Kanga, the fabriccan be used to make lovely dresses too!
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