Ethiopian cotton is used to create this expansive gabi body shawl which is woven into two wide panels, then hand-stitched with a center seam. Worn traditionally in pure white for religious services, a gabi can serve in many ways, as apparel, throw, tablecloth or baby carrier.
Measures 115"L x 60"W. Due to the handcrafted 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.