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Queen Taitu Shawl - White & Navy

Queen Taitu Shawl - White & Navy

Regular price $79.00
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Our Queen Taitu Shawl is a beautifully soft lightweight silk and cotton blend, handwoven in Ethiopia using locally cultivated silk thread and fine Ethiopian cotton. Dyed using local plants and herbs. Artisans hand pick mulberry silk threads to create this intricate 'tileb' design, which is uniquely Ethiopian.

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About the Maker

Our textiles supplier is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization and operates a wonderful facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where spinners and weavers are employed in a safe, supportive and comfortable environment.

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

Click here to read more about the artisans who created these beautiful fairtrade textiles.

Materials & Dimensions

90% cotton, 10% silk. 70 x 200cm approx. Please note our Shawls are larger in size than our Scarves.

Care Instructions

Cold hand 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.