Handloom Striped Placemat Set-1
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Handloom Striped Placemat Set-2
Handloom Striped Placemat Set-3

Handloom Striped Placemat Set of 2

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Transform your home and make mealtimes special with these unique placemats. Highlighting Ethiopian heritage and traditional appeal they lend a special touch to your decor.

Handwoven by expert artisans, you'll appreciate the intricate stripe pattern and meticulous details that make these pieces stand out. A meaningful addition to any home! Rekindle your table decor with the charm and unique appeal of these handwoven pieces.

Feel the cultural connection while admiring the craftsmanship of the artisans. Enjoy the character of this piece that will make any place feel like home.

Artisan Profile

 The Addis Ababa group strives to create respectful, ethical, and sustainable work opportunities for artisans in Ethiopia and showcase the talents of their weavers to the world. Inspired by the ancient weaving traditions of Ethiopia, they create exquisite textiles using natural fibers. The beauty of handspun thread is a rare commodity in our quickly changing world of mechanized textile factories. 

From the spinning of the thread to the weaving of the fabric, the process is done entirely by hand. The skill of hand spinning is passed down from mother to daughter and most rural women spin at their homes for extra income. Honoring this tradition, they purchase hand spun cotton thread from a network of women throughout the community. As most spinning is done during free time, it is a way to support women with supplemental income.

Hand weaving has been a way of life for centuries in Ethiopia. Even today, almost all of the traditional Ethiopian clothing is made on hand looms. The art of weaving is passed down from father to son, thus almost all weavers in Ethiopia are men. The techniques have not changed much for centuries, but the patterns, colors, and designs have become increasingly sophisticated. A weaver can produce one to three scarves in a day depending on the level of detail of the design.

Material: 100% Cotton dyed using low-impact, AZO-free, REACH certified reactive dyes.
Measurements: L 20.5" x W 15"
Set of 2
Handmade with love in Ethiopia

Care: Machine wash in cold water. Tumble dry. Warm iron.
As with all handwoven textiles, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one-of-a-kind.

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