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Ethiopian Wool Zebra Sculpture

Swahili Modern

ETWA1A


  • Ethiopian sheep wool, typically used for making rugs, is too coarse for apparel so inventive artisans are creating whimsical wool zebra sculptures from this common material.

    Measures 8"L x 3"W x 6.5"T.

  • The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa’s most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment to some of the world’s most marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

     

Vendor: Swahili Modern



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