Mudcloth

Description : Mudcloth is a traditional African cotton fabric woven into 6 inch wide strips, dyed using a fermented mud product and then sewn together to form garments. It has a firm surface texture and is usually dyed.
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Dyes, color treatment and washing characteristics : Fabric may stretch during washing. Wash in luke warm water and machine dry on a regular setting to remove any mud residue.
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Origins and history : The fabric is dyed using mud, hence the name, and it may have a mud residue still embedded in the cloth. This gives the fabric a slightly stiff allure and sometimes a bit of an odor.
Synonymes : bogolanfini
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