Named after the one of the most beautiful cities in the Serra da Estrela this 100% woolen blanket Manteigas is made of 100% organic wool. In the National Park where the sheep graze you find region-specific sheep breed; The Bordeleira sheep are the most important ones. They are adapted to the region and its weather conditions. In May the sheep are sheered by hand, with animal welfare as the most important focus. Maltreated animals don't deliver great wool.. The blanket is 2-coloured and has 4 different patterns in one design; it takes 5 hours to weave this blanket on the 150 year old machines. The blanket is finished with a red colored selvedge listing, the patterns are denim inspired.
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Did you know we sell a poncho Manteigas as well? It carries the same pattern as the Manteigas blanket