Mumbai Crinkle Scarf
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Crinkly texture sets off hand block printing in a pretty, lightweight scarf that takes you from winter to spring and back again. Made by the women of MarketPlace India in Mumbai.
The slums of Mumbai are full of women with families to support. They face many obstacles -- including poor education, cultural barriers, and religious restrictions. Through their artisanship, the women of MarketPlace India are building successful businesses and successful lives. The words "Dignity, Not Charity" are hand-sewn into each scarf, underscoring the good that your purchase does.
- Raspberry or Teal
- 100% cotton
- 72" L x 13" W (182.9 x 33 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from India
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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December 28, 2013 - The teal is a great color and was much appreciated by the always discerning person who I gave it to as a holiday present. Remember, it comes twisted to preserve its crinkley-ness!
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