Wild Silk + Raffia Placemat (Pair) - Handwoven Chevron

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These exquisite placemats are carefully crafted using an intricate handwoven patterning technique, giving them a rich texture, and curated feel.  A special 'clasped weft' weaving method is used to create the distinctive zigzag chevron pattern.  

They are made from two unique types of fiber:

  • Ceranchia wild silk, which is a species of silk only found in Madagascar.  The golden textured yarn is the natural, undyed color of the wild silk. 
  • Natural, undyed raffia which has a smooth satin-like sheen.

    These beauties are sure to give an earthy elegance to your home, bringing warmth and interest to your space.

    • Sold in set of two
    • Measures 14”x19” (the length includes 2" tassels on each end)
    • Handwoven Ceranchia wild silk and raffia 
    • Handmade from start to finish in Madagascar
    • Slight variations in size and color due to the handcrafted process
    • Eco-friendly and Fair Trade Certified

    These art pieces were sustainably sourced and made in Madagascar by SEPALIM, a poverty alleviation NGO in northeastern Madagascar that invests in local leadership, community ownership and linking these partners to global markets. 100% of the profits from Tanana are returned to our team in Madagascar. 

    Washing instructions: Spot clean with cool or warm water, lay flat to dry, steam iron if desired.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Robert Weber
    Great house gift

    We assembled a set (runner plus 4 placemats) as a house gift for friends who hosted us in their home for a few days. The pieces were beautifully made, nicely packaged, and warmly received. We have an older style in our own home and they are easy to clean and make a striking table setting.