Introducing our Kikoy Towel, made from 100% cotton Kikoy with a towelling lining. A traditional East African fabric, handwoven by our artisans. The cotton is dyed with bright Azo-free dyes creating a vibrant traditional Kenyan design. Not only ideal for the beach, but our Kikoy Towels also double up as a great scarf, picnic rug and colourful furniture throw. Product Details Highlights Hide-away pocket Handmade in Africa Coloured with Azo-free dyes Traditional East African garment Handwoven with 100% cotton The cotton has been grown and harvested in East Africa The distinctive tassels are hand-knotted by skilled artisans Fit and Fabric Garment Measurements The traditional size is 171cm (66") x 104cm (40") Washing Instructions Delicate machine wash at 30 ° Sustainability Why choose Kikoy The history of the Kikoy (also spelt Kikoi), is a traditional hand-woven East African fabric worn by local fishermen in Kenya and Tanzania Kikoy is made from 100% cotton that is grown and harvested in East Africa. The woven fabric is dyed with bright, Azo free dyes, resulting in a traditional sarong with vibrant colours that represent the spirit of the East African people Today, Kikoy is still hand-loomed, though it is often machine-loomed to increase quality and production quantities. It can be made into a variety of pieces from sarongs and beach towels to trousers and dressing gowns.