Ankara Blue Tropical Headwrap

$ 22

Feeling tropical? Well, this is the headwrap for you!

Historically, headwraps are traditional attire in many Sub-Saharan African cultures. 

Headwraps were considered symbols of status, marriage, and family lineage. During the Transatlantic Slave Trade, they were one of the few cultural pieces enslaved Africans were able to bring to the Americas.

The turban-like headwrap, (tignon) became a defiant fashion statement for Afro-Creole women (free of color). The styling as well as the headwraps purpose makes it a must-have in every women's wardrobe.

*Due to lighting and screen resolution, color of the fabric may vary.

Fabric + Care:

  • 100% Cotton
  • Hand wash or delicate wash, lay flat to dry,
  • Made in Oakland, CA
  • The wrap is ~20.5 x 71 inches


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