Decorative striped bed throw hand-woven in Akhmim, Egypt.Bed throw features a cream and caramel stripe. Used as a decorative throw and for added warmth on top of bed sheets. Located on the East Bank of the Nile River, the town of Akhmim has been a center for textile weaving since the Pharaonic era. Despite the industry’s move towards mechanized textiles, Akhmim still focusses on hand-weaving techniques, some using large wooden looms that take up to four people to operate. Akhmim holds a weekly textile market, where local weavers sell items like galabeyas and shawls, worn by men in the Egyptian countryside. 100% Egyptian cotton. 200 cm wide x 240 cm long. Fits up to a king size bed.