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White Handspun Ethiopian Cotton Gabi


  • Ethiopian artisans hand-weave organic, locally-sourced cotton into two wide panels, then hand-stitch the center seam to create an expansive gabi body shawl. Worn traditionally in pure white for religious services, a gabi can serve in many ways, as apparel, a throw blanket, a luxe tablecloth, or even tied as a baby carrier.

    You'll find many ways to use this heirloom-quality handwoven textile!

    Measures approximately 108"L x 60"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. 

    Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

  • 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.


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