ANINI Designs

Textile Care


Please look at the fiber contents of the piece you have ordered. Then proceed.

* If it's strictly a wall hanging, these pieces benefit from a gentle, yearly shake-down outdoors or near a window. Then hang in fresh air for a few hours before returning to your preferred location.

*If it's a wearable or accessory, it will need to be washed occasionally. (Though if it's a variety of wool, bamboo, or hemp, it will benefit from its naturally antibacterial nature, needing washing less often.)

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All hand woven and hand-dyed wearables and accessories can be hand washed separately and gently in cold water.

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To be clear: NO tossing any of these pieces in the wash machine or dryer.

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All dyed pieces are colorfast and safe to wash. They are also subject, like all dyes, to fading over time if left in full sunlight.

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1. Hand wash gently in a clean water basin (example: bathtub, sink, bucket) using a gentle soap, or in the case of wools (merino, cashmere, mohair, alpaca, etc.) use a wool-safe soap.

2. When finished, very gently squeeze out excess water.

3. Lie piece flat and roll up in a large towel.

4. Lay flat to dry.

5. When the piece is nearly dry, you may optionally press with low-medium heat for a crisper look. Follow notes below to determine heat setting.


If your piece has any silk or wool (merino, cashmere, mohair, alpaca, etc.) in it, only use low heat.

If your piece has linen, cotton or viscose in it, you are safe to use medium heat.

* NOTE: All pieces are ready to hang and/or wear upon arrival. Wearables have been hand washed and pressed before shipping.

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