Aqua Paisley Embroidered Ruana
- 60% Wool 40% Rayon
- Heritage Product
- Dry Clean
Worn over jeans and a tee, or over your most luxurious pieces, the ruana has the power to transform your look and take you anywhere from the most casual gathering, to elegant, once-in-a-lifetime events. Wrap yourself in beauty and tradition.
Ruana, meaning "land of blankets" is a poncho style outer garment typical of the Andes region of Venezuela and Columbia.
Ruanas and similar wraps are made by and treasured by many cultures around the world for both function and beauty. This simple wrap can transform a look and communicate clues about cultures, traditions, techniques, and environments.
The ruana in India showcases elaborate embroidery and incorporates colors and patterns unique to and valued by a particular artisan community or area.
It slips on and stays put showcasing the festive colors and artful pattern. Layer it as a shawl, drape it across the shoulders as a wrap, or belt it. Beautiful embroidery and fringed trim complete the popular look.