Authentic Mali Bogolan fabric – brown and white – geometric pattern

70.460,00CFA price_excluding_tax

Bogolan comes from Bambara
Bogo = clay, boo | Lan = with , made of .
Bogolan is a traditional Malian fabric but also made in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Senegal.

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Bogolan loincloth 100% cotton has 9 bands woven and sewn by hand. This loincloth can be used for multiple functions: paintings, plaids, clothes etc… / Height x width: 1mx1m60

The article is handcrafted and may have some imperfections.
Each item is unique.

Maintenance: dry clean or by hand only on visible stains

The origin of Bogolan:

Bogolan comes from Bambara
Bogo = clay, boo | Lan = with , made of .
Bogolan is a traditional Malian fabric but also made in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Senegal.

This fabric is made of spun and woven cotton composed of 9 strips sewn edge to edge and by hand to form a Bogolan loincloth.

Each loincloth is dyed using vegetable pigments.

Originally, the Bogolan had a particular meaning, each pattern and color had their particular use marriage, circumcision ect..
Over time, the use has become more democratic but the fabric still retains its value