Maasai blankets come in several styles. This one is brilliant 2 3/4″ red with a black block plaid. It measures approximately 56″ X 80″ with two selvage edges and two simple rolled hem edges. It was made from an acrylic cotton blend in Tanzania.
The Shuka, very much like the kanga, has many uses. From table cloths to over the shoulder cover us or even coverlets for the sofa or bed – wherever a blanket is needed.