Indigo has been used in many different cultures all around the world and in Africa there is a long tradition of making indigo dyed clothing and fabrics using a variety of different techniques. This textile comes from Burkina Faso and the fabric used is made from hand-woven strips of cotton fabric.
The pattern on this one is made using a stitch resist dye technique were the pattern is made by sewing rows of stitches in the fabric before it is dyed in indigo.
Here's our favourite African Indigo fabric in a size perfect to wear as a scarf.
- African Indigo Textile Resist Dye Scarf no. 5 - Hand made in Burkina Faso - 100% cotton - Resist dyed with indigo - Measures: Length 156cm, Width 48cm