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Peacock Blue Ethiopian Cotton Gabi Body Shawl

Swahili Modern


  • Woven in two wide panels, then hand-stitched with a center seam, organic Ethiopian cotton is used to create this expansive gabi body shawl or throw. Finished with hand-knotted fringe on 2 ends. Gabis are traditionally worn in pure white, but this deep peacock blue is rich and striking. A gabi can serve in many ways—as a wrap or shawl, a throw blanket, a tablecloth, or even tied as a baby carrier.

    You'll find many reasons to love this heirloom-quality handwoven textile!

    Measures 115"L x 59"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. 

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

  • Sammy Ethiopia 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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