-
+

Mud Cloth II

·

Mali

$560

Frame:

radioBlack
radioWhite
Free shipping on orders over $100. See Details

QUANTITY:

Join the waitlist to receive updates about the product. Provide your email below and we’ll notify you when updates are available. ENTER EMAIL

PROVENANCE

Mud cloth, or bogolanfini in Bambara, is a traditional West African textile. As the name suggests, the fabric is created using fermented mud to produce pigment for dye. This St. Frank piece, made in central Mali, is comprised of Malian cotton, dyed with mud-based pigment from the Niger river, and decorated with geometric patterns drawn in soap. The patterns often represent animals or other objects from the natural world. Mud cloth was traditionally worn by hunters, offering camouflage, ritual protection, and a sign of status. More recently, mud cloth has become a symbol of Malian cultural identity and has been exported as an iconic international textile used in fashion, home design, and fine art.

FRANKOPHILES STYLE THIS WITH

Ecru Cactus Silk Euro Pillow

$195

Printed

BEST SELLER

Biddew Noir Sublime Framed Textile

$2495 - $2995

Contemporary Handmade

BEST SELLER

Heather Blue Baby Alpaca Throw Blanket

$225

Contemporary Handmade