Nebiyu is part of a series of art dolls inspired by the ceremonial costumes of the world's tribes, past and present.
They are for wall display only and not intended as toys.
The head decoration in this piece is inspired by the crowns of the Omo tribe of Ethiopia which incorporate all kinds of leaves, flowers and seed pods. The tribal patterns in his cape are created from cords of twisted fabric individually laid and stitched by hand.
The fabrics used are a mix of woven, block printed and plain cottons from India.
Created entirely by hand by Abigail with great love and care, they are highly detailed and beautifully finished.
This is a LIMITED EDITION piece, only 3 will ever be made, each one a unique artwork in itself. As such variation from the photos shown should be expected, as is the beautiful nature of handmade work.
He comes with a small loop sewn into the back of his head to hang him by and measures 43cm height.
Delivery times vary but can often be around 6-8 weeks. For shorter delivery times please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.