A century-long tradition in Alentejo, these woollen blankets were initially used by the shepherds as protection from thecold in the fields. As time went by, they became an essential piece of houselinen in the region and nowadays are available in different versions: for work,simple or striped.
Title: Mantas Alentejanas (Alentejo Blankets)
Language: Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish
Photography: Paula Oudman
Text: Maria Flávia de Monsaraz
Editor: Mizette Nielsen
2010 edition, papercover
Measurements: 32 x 23 x 1 cm.
Weight: 400 g.