This tallit, although colorful is appropriate for both men and women. Tencel is a man-made fiber that originates with wood pulp. It is eco friendly and biodegradable. It is very soft and in some ways resembles silk. This tallit has a bit of “weight” to it. It is a generous size: 23″ wide x 77″ long. It includes a bag and a kippah. Embroidered blessing can be added to the atarah upon request.