Mudcloth Lumbar Pillow, Mudcloth Pillow Cover, Mudcloth Decor, White Mudcloth
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This Mudcloth lumbar pillow cover is made with a high quality textile that was woven on a wide loom and dyed with traditional plant based dyes. The back is prewashed white cotton and it has an invisible zipper closure.
16” x 28”
May be filled with a queen size bed pillow
Bògòlanfini, or "Mudcloth," is a handmade Malian cotton fabric traditionally dyed with iron-rich mud. It has an important place in traditional Malian culture and has, more recently, become a symbol of Malian cultural identity.
In traditional bògòlanfini production, the cloth is soaked in a bath of dye from the leaves of the n'gallama tree (Anogeissus leiocarpa). Once it has taken on a yellow hue, the cloth is sun-dried and then painted with designs using a piece of metal or wood. The paint, carefully and repeatedly applied to outline the intricate motifs, is made of a special mud, collected from riverbeds and fermented for up to a year.
Source: Boundless. “Bògòlanfini: Traditional Malian Cloth.” Boundless Art History Boundless, 20 Nov. 2016.
Pillow fills not included. Can be dry cleaned or washed in cold.