Wool Knee Length Skirt
Wool Knee Length Skirt
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Wool Knee Length Skirt

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Wool blazer knee length skirt with cross stitch embroidery. Available in sizes S/M and L/XL; assorted colors including black with grey and burnt orange with camel.

Fleeing from Tibet at the age of 12 with little schooling and no money, Pema-la Lama struggled to settle herself in to her new country of Nepal. A refugee there, she taught herself to read and write in Nepali and learned how to knit and sew, all the while caring for 6 younger siblings and tending to a father dying of cancer. In 1984 she lived with her husband Namgyal , also a Tibetan refugee, who fled when he was one, and their baby daughter, Chimi in a small room in Kathmandu with no water, bathroom or kitchen. They supported themselves with sales from a small shop where they sold bags and knitwear that they made.