The AFRICAINE ™ 100% Cotton hand dyed, hand woven shroud .
ONE OF A KIND unique hand woven , hand dyed textiles are used to create the AFRICAINE ™ shroud using the same ancient methods of dying & weaving since beginningless time. Created with several "one of a kind "weavings of 100% Cotton Mudcloth .This exquisite textile from the heart of Mother Africa is the essence of KINKARACO ® in appealing to many World cultures & traditions. This shroud is completely biodegradable and perfect for burial or cremation - inside a casket or directly right into the Earth. Every hand made piece is completely unique and one of a kind - no two alike!
Comes with BACK #2 includes 8 black cotton webbing handles for ease of lifting and carrying. (BACK #1 Endfinity ™ Lowering board and straps add $100.00)
Comes in 3 SIZES:
SM/MED- 5'1"& under Average weight 110-135 lbs.)
LRG- up to 6'1"( Average weight 135-250 lbs.)
XL- up to 6'6" ( Average weight 200-295 lbs.)
( Special sizes may be special ordered by phone (415) 874-9698 and priced accordyingly.)
Each piece - ONE OF A KIND. Colors :Rich browns, golds, black, white
IMPORTANT: THIS STYLE MUST BE ORDERED at least 3-5 business days) BEFORE THE FUNERAL.
(See our new MOTHER OF AFRICA - Green Burial Wash™ body preparation )
Every "AT- NEED " order ( death has already occurred) MUST be accompanied with a phone call.
IMPORTANT: IF SOMEONE IS TERMINALLY ILL AND WANTS A GREEN BURIAL IN ONE OF OUR PRODUCTS - PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO ORDER AND SHIP THE SHROUD ! (Ordering the shroud will not hasten the Death , and will give you great peace of mind to have it ready and on hand when needed and save you hundreds in NEXT DAY AIR shipping.)
( SHROUDS are often purchased in advance of need and kept wrapped in their boxes for years , with the Will , Advance Healthcare Directives , final wishes ,etc. tucked away in a closet or cedar chest -with the family well informed of their whereabouts and clear instructions about what to do when the time comes. This is a very smart ,mature and kind thing to do for your loved ones saving them from having to guess at what you may have wanted. )