Maasai Shuka, also referred to as the African blanket is a traditional clothing of the Masai people. The world known semi-nomadic tribe from East Africa. The strong and thick cloth is so popular with the Masai as it serves as a good protection from the harsh weather and terrain of the Savannah. The original Masai Shukas are produced in Kenya and come in the different typical Masai colors.
Just like kikoys, Masai shuka has been converted to various fashion items as shown below
- Shuka blanket
- Table clothe
- Head gears
- Sandals and shoes