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Bogolan Throw Blanket from Mali

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Brand: Swahili Imports, Inc.

SKU: 07-mamud1

Availability: In Stock

Origin: Mali

Size: 70-72"L, 44-48"W

Materials: Mud, leaves, woven cotton

Bogolanfini, which translates to "mudcloth", is a hand-dyed cotton textile crafted predominantly by the Bamana people of Mali. Using fermented mud and a solution of boiled plant leaves, artisans create meaningful designs on the field, which is pieced together from long strips of woven cotton. These large pieces of bogolanfini make very dramatic throws, wall hangings or picnic blankets.

Due to the nature of this item, patterns will vary. The thumbnails below show a few different patterns, but we do not guarantee that a particular style will always be in stock.

To clean, hand wash and lie flat to dry.

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