Umbhaco Triangle Doek (Head scarf)
The traditional Xhosa umbhaco doek's (head scarf) are made from traditional Xhosa fabric iBayi, which is 100% cotton, it is made in the uMbhaco style. Beading and stitching is done to suit the fabric colour, but you may also request any beading colours of your choice.
All products made are made to order, please allow 2 weeks for completion of your order.
- The size of the doeks are 120x85x85cm's.
- Da Gama iBayi fabric is available in the colours white, cream, red, turqoise blue, black, mustard and orange. We can also make this item in royal blue but the fabric is not from Da Gama. The braiding is in done in black using shoelace braid.
- If you prefer traditional beading colours please send us your instructions.
- Our crafters are highly experienced African Xhosa seamstresses and beaders who work with a range of fabrics and beading styles to bring you contemporary and traditional ethnic clothing and jewellery, only found in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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