The Lapuan Kankurit TSAVO scarf is designed by design Company Mifuko.
Lapuan Kankurit and Mifuko share the same values when consider the traceability and sustainable development in products. Mifuko is another Finnish company that produces beautiful Kenyan Kiondo baskets as they employ over 600 women in Kenya! Mifuko is a certified member of the WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization). Both companies are supportive of women in Finland and around the globe through their work, know-how and use of Finnish Design.
The founders of Mifuko: Textile Artists Mari Martikainen and Minna Impiö, designed our two collections: TSAVO and MERU. Both collections combine the best of Finnish forms and Kenyan colours in their designs. Inspiration for the collections came from alternating scenes from the coast, highlands, mountains and savannas of Kenya.
Made from 100% washed linen, it is intentionally wrinkled in its relaxed, casual and classical material state. TSAVO scarf is lightweight yet large enough (70x200) to cover your neck and shoulders. The linen fiber is naturally hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial and its natural pH balance softens your skin. Available in five fresh colours.
This product is made out of 100% linen. Ecological flax is grown in Normandy, Europa and it is traceable 100% european Masters of Linen long staple linen yarn. All yarns are spun as well as dyed in Europe according to REACH regulations and fulfil the ÖKO-TEX certificate requirements.
Their strategy is to be responsible for the whole production from yarn to readymade products. Main part of our whole production is made in our own weaving mill in Lapua.
Product development, material purchases, programming of looms and design as well as warping, weaving, finishing and fabric inspection is done in Lapua in our own weaving mill. Sewing is mainly done in their own subsidiary sewing company in Lithuania or our own weaving mill in Lapua. Accessories come from Europe, mainly from Finland. Country of origin is Finland.