African Indigo Mudcloth | HEAVY GENE
This is a rare vintage find and it is as soft and supple as you can imagine.
This textile features a traditional motif and we geometric quality of the arrow shapes. This textile will make a great addition to your home tossed over the back of your sofa, at the foot of your bed, or as a temporary layer to your headboard or a bench.
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- Approximately 40" x 60"
- A twisted fringe on one short side
- Dry Clean Recommended
- This piece is in excellent shape for its age, it does feature some hand mending
Please keep in mind that variations may occur and that the eccentricities of the piece, in its hand-dyed quality are its most endearing features. We are careful to hand inspect all textiles for quality assurance.
Our textiles are sourced with care, and an eye for distinct quality and craftsmanship.
Mudcloth is woven and expertly dyed with fermented mud and/or organic indigo as a centuries old practice with significance in cultural identity. Whether tied and dyed in the ancient indigo vats of Nigeria, or hand painted with fermented mud in Mali - each piece is created by hand and carries a story unto itself.
These rich colors, tribal patterns and geometric motifs have become a must have here in the states, and an important export for West Africa.
Mudcloth has only become more and more desirable in America's fashion and home decor scene as we seek out one of a kind, handmade goods with a story.