AMERICANAH

R3,800.00

Romaria 100% cotton Jacquard machine knitted with ribbon trim.

Artwork by illustrator and branding guru  Mariana Lancastre.

The design is a variation of her much loved illustration, Americanah.

The artwork is inspired by the novel with the same title by writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

“I was caught by the story of this woman that becomes a “black woman” when she moves from Nigeria to America. Her natural hair is a natural hair is a powerful symbol to address racism, loneliness and home and I wanted to pick this idea, by transforming an African pattern into a hectic urban landscape”

 

Description

ORIGIN: South Africa.

CARING INSTRUCTIONS: Delicate machine wash inside out at 30*. Wash with like colours. Do not use fabric softener. Do not bleach, soak rub or wring while washing. Reshape while damp. Dry away from direct sunlight. Do not tumble dry or iron.

SIZE: 140 cms x 180 cms. Note that sizing may vary slightly for each style due to the nature of the yarn. Please allow for 10cms tolerance.

WEIGHT: 2.5kg approximately.

PACKAGING: Each throw is branded with genuine leather, laser engraved label, beautifully folded and tied with ribbon. It comes with an A5 print of the relevant work.

 

 

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