Naturally dyed wild silk scarf zebra
Naturally dyed wild silk scarf made in Madagascar.
Striped scarf made from genuine wild silk.
This scarf is handwoven by women from the south of the African island. They find the silk cocoons in the Tapia woods in their area.
The women create the dye from natural ingredients such as bark and leaves.
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Made by Ny Tanintsika
Ny Tanintsika (literally: Our Land / Our Earth) is a non-governmental organisation working for the conservation of nature in Madagascar. The organisation works together with villagers and farmers from Amoron’i Mania, a province in the south of the island, where the largest Tapia forests are located.More information
Silk comes in different varieties. An important difference between common (mulberry) silk and wild silk is that the mulberry silkworms are reared on silk farms, whereas wild silk is harvested from cocoons from butterflies living in the wild.More about Wild silk