Pelican

SKU

PPEL01

Size

70 x 200 cm (2.3 x 6.6 ft)

Materials

80% Cashmere Pashmina, 20% Silk, Handmade in Nepal

Category

Cashmere Pashminas

From the Designer

This design was inspired by the dalmatian pelican native to Eastern Europe, a majestic bird and the largest living creature that can fly. In Egyptian mythology, the pelican symbolizes the afterlife. Like other pelicans, these creatures like to stay near the shores. We think this cashmere wrap will inspire you to stay near the shores, too, perhaps a walk on the beach, a day at the boardwalk, or a dinner on the docks of fresh oysters and crab.

This cashmere wrap is a blend of 80% cashmere pashmina wool and 20% silk for a luxurious feel, ultra lightweight and subtle sheen that doesn’t pill. Plus, it is 100% handmade in Nepal, meaning the wool is hand spun, hand woven, and hand dyed and the fabric is screen printed by hand.

Pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool that comes from a special breed of goat, indigenous to the high altitudes of the Himalayan Mountains. Cashmere from Nepalese pashmina wool is the highest quality that exists due to the conditions that mountain goats have adapted to over centuries. In order to survive the harsh, cold climate, the mountain goats have developed exceptionally warm and light fiber that is six times finer than a human hair, and creates the most luxurious fabric in the world.

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