Mali Indigo Cushion - Dark 45x45
These handmade Mali Indigo Cushion - Dark 45x45, is made in the same traditional method that indigo has been made for over 1000 years and is crafted using newly made indigo fabrics. This cushion comes in a darker stained pattern of blue and creamy white tones and includes a high-quality feather insert.
Made by artisans of Mali, traditionally a base fabric is handwoven into long strips then sewn together to form a larger single piece if fabric. African artisans' hand-dye symbols into these fabrics in order to tell stories of their villages and African proverbs. Indigo has a long tradition of being used by West African warriors and hunters to camouflage themselves.
**The image shown is indicative of the style and if selecting this cushion, you may receive a slightly different pattern from the image shown.
DETAILS: Made from handwoven and dyed cotton, with a plain back that includes a center mounted zip.
SIZE Approximately 45x45cm
NOTE: This cushion is sold including a high quality "feather" insert.
Characteristics of being handmade, include colour overdyeing, textile anomalies and minor repairs.
CARE: Cold wash in a delicates bag, however some colour loss may occur due to the vegetable dyes, which have not been chemically set. Therefore drycleaning is the preferred method of cleaning, to avoid colour loss.