Dimensions 140 x 165 cm

100% cotton

In Kihelkonna, until the mid-19th century – woollen blue and white tartan plaid persisted as a traditional shawl. Blue symbolized the sky and thinking. Checked wrap was worn across one’s shoulder. In the end of the 19th century plaids with bigger pattern were start being made. Wider plaid fabrics were start being woven and were sown together from two widths. Woven checked plaids were shrunk so that they would last several generations.