Hydra is a blanket from the French brand Brun de Vian-Tiran.
Hydra is made from 50% cotton, 25% combed silk and 25% Merino wool..
The breed of merino sheep originally came from Spain and subsequently adapted to the various climates in Europe, Oceania and America (the breed was exported to North America by Columbus on his second voyage). The animal provides us with the softest and finest wool.
The natural cotton vegetable fibre has properties that make it suitable for warm and humid summers.
The cultivation of mulberry trees and the silkworm was introduced in the Comtat Venaissan during the thirteenth century. It joined the wool industry of the small textile town lÍsle-sur-Sorgue, the final destination of the Silk Road.
The complex combination of fibres in honeycomb structure allow this blanket to combine the moisture-absorbing properties of cotton, the soft touch and delicacy of silk and the lightness and the bulging property of merino wool. a guarantee for moisture regulation and heat conservation for early mornings.
Look under info to view a list of all the properties of the Brun de Vian-Tiran blankets.
The weight is 310 gr/m2: It is a summer blanket.
The material has been finished with a cotton bias tape and rounded corners.