Anbessa (Lion) Plushie
The Anbessa (Lion) Collection is inspired by Ethiopia’s countryside scenery – gojos (traditional Ethiopian homes), acacia trees, and of course, the beautiful beast that is ubiquitous in the country’s history. The Anbessa is a motif frequently seen not only in manuscripts and traditional art, but in tufted rugs, wall decor, and various businesses logos. A small bird/dove often serves as a companion to the lion. Click through to the end of the product photos to see a few of the images that inspired this collection.
ABOUT THE PLUSHIE:
- Made in Brooklyn with fabric printed in the USA and hand-stuffed with polyfil
- 100% cotton shell
- Reverses to lion backside
- Total size: 10.5” x 9.5”
- Machine washable on cool, gentle setting; tumble dry on low temp
SHIPPING & DELIVERY:
Please allow 1 week for order to ship. All orders are sent via USPS 2-day delivery. Tracking info will be provided once item(s) ship.
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ABOUT THE INSPIRATION IMAGES:
Image 1: A traditional painting of a lion accompanying the Queen of Sheba to Israel
Image 2: A lion depicted as an angel spirit in a manuscript
Image 3: Tufted rugs/wall decor
Image 4: Logo for the public bus in Addis
Image 5: Even the background elements in the blanket are inspired by imagery found in Ethiopian art. Seen here are magical glyphs and characters from a healing scroll which were translated into the blanket pattern
Image 6: A Gojo (traditional Ethiopian home) in the countryside
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