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Novica Alpaca Blend 'Ocean Blue' Blanket Twin-size (Peru)

Item# SPM6255485708 | Model# 188737 | Added on September 9, 2012 |
Novica Alpaca Blend 'Ocean Blue' Blanket Twin-size (Peru)
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Wrap yourself in warmth and comfort with this luxurious twin-size blanket from Nestor Yana. Made from an blend of acrylic fibers and alpaca in a deep ocean-blue color, this blanket is the perfect choice to snuggle up to on cool winter nights.

This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

The cool blue waters of the Pacific Ocean inspire Nestor Yana in the design of this blanket. It is woven with a rich alpaca and acrylic blend, and the edging is crocheted by hand.

Product Features:
  • Construction: Jacquard weave
  • Edging: Crochet
  • Color: Blue
  • Materials: 60-percent acrylic/40-percent alpaca
  • Care instructions: Dry clean or hand wash
  • This item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Dimensions: 63 inches wide x 82.7 inches long

Story Behind the Art:
Nestor Yana hails from Peru's Puno region renowned for quality alpaca and sheep wool. He has been dedicated to the textile arts for more than 25 years, a family trade for generations. When he first began to weave, he worked on the rustic looms he built along with other family members. Together they sold their wares at local markets until they were able to acquire modern machinery, which in turn allowed them to develop newer designs.

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