Our mythic fabric, handwoven in Senegal. ALL ABOUT RABAAL Rabaal is a typically African fabric, handmade with cotton and silk fibre. What makes its particularity is the richness of its colours, the diversity of patterns, and finally its robustness. Made from woven strips, the pieces are assembled by a tailor to fit its final size. A LONG TRADITION Traditionally, the Rabaal is used in various rituals, it is proof of a relationship between the generations, as it maintains, strengthens… Found in the ceremonies of marriages ( the bride is covered with a Rabaal before entering the house of her husband) or naming (newborn is wrapped in the most beautiful Rabaal of the mother), it is also used on a daily basis. The mother covers her child during his outings, noble women regularly ordering Rabaal to the weavers who settled on the property, time to realize the fabric… The hostess provides thread, food, and pays the labor. A UNIQUE KNOW-HOW The African weavers are known for their extreme fine fabrics, very ornate; weaving is done on two lines, one for the background of the canvas and the other to the ground in relief. This kind of work requires the collaboration of an assistant who tends the threads. For those reasons get a beautiful Rabaal is laborious and expensive. MEANING The pattern punctuated by geometric lines and ornaments contains a symbolic message. Rabaal includes a message to detect. Just as with proverbs, we proceed by analogy and decipher the meaning; it became a relay of the word, a vehicle of communication requiring no words. These are mystical pieces with a powerful magnetism that link critical moments of life. Rabaal is one of the means of expression at the disposal of women and men, to express their feelings with subtlety and refinement.