Cushion INDIGO CLOTH
Usually the textile is woven by men and dyed by women in the tribe
The indigo colour is obtained from plant sources (Indigofera plant and the indigo vine. The dried balls of crushed leaves are left to ferment before it is mixed with an alkaline solution to produce the dye.
The cloth is repeatedly immersed into the dye to darken the colour. Afterwards the textile is hand-beaten (works like a press) to fasten the colour.
These textiles signifies wealth, abundance and fertility.
L55 W55 D20 cm