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Anna Cape - Merlot

Anna Cape - Merlot

Regular price $69.00
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Crafted with care and a commitment to ethical practices, this luxurious cape embodies both style and conscience.

Skilled weavers from Ethiopia used a traditional loom to weave thick, locally sourced cotton into this sophisticated burgundy design. The back features chain stitching, a technique still used by Ethiopian women to sew together their ceremonial shawls.

It’s the perfect lightweight layer of warmth to go over an outfit in winter, or on a chilly plane.

Feel good about your purchase knowing its maker is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization which creates respectful, ethical, and sustainable work opportunities for artisans in Ethiopia.

Photos by Sabahar

About the Maker

Our textile supplier is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and operates a wonderful facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Their workforce is 50% women, and 75% of the management positions are held by women.

Spinners and weavers are employed in a safe, supportive, and comfortable environment.

Textiles are hand-made using cotton, linen and silk and techniques inspired by ancient weaving traditions. All of the dyes are eco-friendly and made of local plants, herbs, and natural products.

Learn more about the artisans who created these beautiful Fair Trade textiles, here.

Materials & Dimensions

100% cotton. 120 x 170cm approx.

Care Instructions

Cold delicate machine wash, line dry, cool iron

Shipping

We ship worldwide using Australia Post. Postage cost is calculated at checkout. Orders are packed with love by our Hamlin volunteers and usually dispatched within three working days.

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Gifts that Give Back

When you purchase from the Hamlin Shop, you are receiving ethical products handmade by fairtrade artisans from a variety of countries across Africa. Your purchase supports local craftspeople and women in Ethiopia who are recovering from preventable childbirth injuries. This is shopping with an impact. Thank you.