Rich and 'Mike's Carpet Shop' Mike's Carpet Shop (and Rich)
Artist: Katerina Barry
(photo by Nicki)

This colorful panda was inspired by a carpet shop in Istanbul, Turkey. The artist became so taken in by all the amazing textiles while visiting the shop in 2001 that she created a pen-and-watercolor of the interior for its owner. A stylized version of that painting is featured on this bear.

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