Mud Cloth Plain


Made in Mali the Mud Cloth also known as the Bogolanfini is an important part of Malian culture. Strips of cotton fabric are woven on a narrow loom and then sewn together to form a larger cloth. The cloth is then soaked in a bath of mulch of leaves from local trees. Traditionally worn by hunters as camouflage and worn by women after child birth the Bogolanfini is a ritual for protection.

Each textile is handmade using traditional techniques, slight imperfections occur making each one unique.

Measures roughly 165cm long  x 105cm wide, give or take 5cm.