Initiation & Ceremonial Blankets

This traditional Xhosa range of felted blankets has a long and interesting history. They are predominantly used for traditional ceremonies; however, they have become very popular amongst those wanting to create a unique look in their home.

Abakwetha
Abakwetha

The Abakwetha blanket is worn during the Xhosa initiation ritual marking the passage from boyhood to manhood.

Ingcawe / Tribal Black Stripe
Ingcawe / Tribal Black Stripe

This Xhosa blanket is traditionally used to wrap the body for burial.

Aranda Whitney
Aranda Whitney

The Aranda Whitney is a Xhosa blanket used in a variety of traditional ceremonies.

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