The gorgeous Azrou napkin is our modern take on the traditional « fassie » embroidery. The intricate ancestral pattern is handcrafted on a 100% washed linen fabric and comes in two delicate hues: powder pink and ivory. Each piece is patiently embroidered by our partner women artisans from the old Medina of Fez.
- Handcrafted in Fez Old Medina
- Size: 45 x 45 cm (18“ square)
- Color: White embroidery on powder pink / Beige embroidery on ivory
- Materials: Cotton embroidery over 100% washed linen fabric
- Care: Machine wash, tumble dry
Our table linens collection was created in collaboration with two women artisans from Fez old Medina. These master artisans work from the comfort of their homes, while taking care of their families. Khadija patiently embroiders each piece while Hasna adds the final border stitches.
Fassie embroidery, in reference to the city of Fez, is an ancestral art that has been practiced by Moroccan women for centuries. It is passed down from generation to generation as mothers teach it to their daughters, and as embroidered fabrics have been the centerpiece of the trousseau of the bride since antiquity in Fassie families. This art is based on precision and patience as each piece is embroidered by hand using simply an embroidery hoop, needle and thimble.