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Shweshwe—Orange Chocolate

Shweshwe—Orange Chocolate

7,98  / ½ running meter

Unique cotton fabric with traditional designs. Shweshwe is the “denim of South Africa” and is part of the country's cultural identity. The fabrics combine strong colors with fine patterns in a unique way.

Available from a unit of 0,5 meter. Please put the desired number of 0,5 m units in the shopping cart. Units are delivered in one piece.

  • Origin: South Africa
  • Material: medium-weight cotton (100%)
  • Width: 89-90 cm
  • Weight: 170 g / m2 (unwashed) / 158 g / m² (after washing)
  • SocialSur+: We donate at least € 1,00 per running meter sold aid projects..

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Delivery Time 2-3 working days

15,97  / m


Shweshwe, these are the enchanting cotton fabrics from South Africa that were used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing, but because of its timeless popularity it is now also referred to as “Denim of South Africa”. It combines strong colors with filigree designs. The Shweshwe fabrics are now manufactured exclusively by the British-South African company Da Gama-Textiles in Zwelitsha in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and, just like in the past, with the traditional? Blue print? Copper roll printing produced

Additional Information

Weight 0,085 kg



170 g / m²

Binding type

plain weave

The Brand

printed fabric


89-90 cm

Run in / KW

Pre-washed, no shrinkage

Handle / case



Points and circles

Care / washing

40 ° C, initially only wash fabric with dark / same colors.




Decoration, pillows, furniture covers, bags


Africa, South Africa


Level 2


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