why this product

Velvet Hippo cares about the environmental impact and origins of our sheepskin throws. Asher throws are ethically sourced, finished, and imported from one of Iceland's most notable tanneries following strict guidelines. The products are all by-products from the agricultural or food industry. No animal is raised or killed with the sole purpose of collecting its skin.

use & care

Giving your throw a good shake outside will keep the help maintain the wool hairs. In the case of an accident, we suggest spot cleaning the throw with a clean damp cloth and wool detergent. If for any reason you feel the need to clean the entire sheepskin, you can submerge the sheepskin in lukewarm water and wash by hand in a large container or tub. Avoid detergents with enzymes, and try to use a wool cleaning agent that is safe for leather & wool. The sheepskin will take some time to dry. Lay flat and place the throw in indirect sunlight to let naturally air dry. Once the throw is dry, you may brush it and give it a good shake. Please know that washing may occur shrinkage and the hairs may change appearance slightly. We are not responsible for any damages or changes in appearance caused by the washing of your sheepskin.

production & design

Because these are natural products, each sheepskin varies slightly in size, texture, and coloration/pattern.

about the designer

Asher Sheepskin Throw

Velvet Hippo from Brooklyn, NY
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From long haired Icelandic sheep, Velvet Hippo's Asher throws add a touch of texture to any surface in your home while doubling as a canine nesting pad. Its unique hair system gives these throws a distinct character- the longer hairs repel water, while the shorter inner hairs maintain warmth. The throw only gets better with time and results in more textural, lived-in look. 

More Details

  • Due to the nature of wool, every sheepskin is unique and varies slightly in shape, color and pattern
  • These versatile throws are antimicrobial and water resistant.
  • Materials: Icelandic Long-wool Sheepskin
  • Technical Specifications: 24" W x 32" L
  • Restrictions: Promotions cannot be applied to this product.
  • Product Code: V176000411577

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Velvet Hippo in brooklyn, NY
  • Item is ready to ship in 3 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 30 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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