vintage indigo shawl

vintage indigo shawl

200.00

Every explorer needs a good shawl. It's the perfect accessory for travel, half scarf, half blanket and in any case a comforter when you feel homesick. I am very attached to mine for all of those reasons.

This beautiful vintage piece is an indigo shawl from Mali. I found it in Accra and its stripes are of a very special nature. The pieces of this shawl are strips of handwoven West African cotton, that have been dyed with natural indigo and stitched together. I understand that these fine shawls are mostly created for young men as part of their wedding gifts.

100% cotton / wash by hand / let the air or sun dry it for you / never dry clean or tumble dry

dimensions 42 x 67 inches

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