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You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor-intensive manufacturing process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud. The word bògòlanfini literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”. The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. The process itself is most fascinating. After the cloth is woven, it is left to soak in a bath of mashed-up leaves from the n’gallama tree, native to the region. Once the fabric has turned a yellowish color, it is left to dry in the sun. Once it is dried out, the cloth is painted in intricate patterns using mud which has been left to ferment in a clay pot for over a year. An interesting chemical reaction occurs between the dyed fabric and the mud, so that after the mud is cleaned off, only the stained brown patterns remain. The yellow-colored dye is lastly removed from the unpainted fabric with bleach which leaves the cloth white. After a length of time, the paint changes to different hues of rich browns and orange-toned colors.

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Brown Mudcloth Bag
Our Price: $45.00
6 in stock!

Brown  Mudcloth Shoulder bag or Backpack.
18" tall, 14" wide. Fully lined. Outside pocket.
Mudcloth imported from Mali.
Sewn in Harlem, NY.
Black Mudcloth Bags
Our Price: $45.00
6 in stock!

Black and White  Mudcloth Shoulder bag or Backpack.
18" tall, 14" wide. Fully lined. Outside pocket.
Mudcloth imported from Mali.
Sewn in Harlem, NY.
Laptop Bag-Classic Mudcloth
Our Price: $45.00
3 in stock!

Classic black,brown, rust and white mudcloth laptop bag.
Fits up 15" laptops. Made in US by way of Niger.
Bag:15" x 15". Strap extends to 50".
Africa Map Mudcloth-Old
Our Price: $75.00
Sale Price: $45.00
Savings: $30.00
(Out of Stock)

AFRICAN MAP & GYE NYAME MUDCLOTH:
You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same.
This has to do with the unique and labor-intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to "bogo" meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 7'L x 6.2"W.
NOTE: THIS CLOTH IS SHOWING QUITE A FEW FADE OUT SPOTS.
White and Black Mudcloth
Our Price: $50.00
19 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.
http://www.african-import.com/Mudccloth-Fabric-s/1835.htm
Mudcloth Black 1
Our Price: $50.00
7 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.
http://www.african-import.com/Mudccloth-Fabric-s/1835.htm
Mudcloth Black 2
Our Price: $50.00
7 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.
White and Black Mud-Africa
Our Price: $50.00
4 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.
Mudcloth Purple
Our Price: $50.00
5 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.
Mudcloth Orange
Our Price: $50.00
5 in stock!

You will not find any two mudcloth fabrics exactly the same. This has to do with the unique and labor intensive  process whereby the cloth is made using fermented mud and plant dyes.
The word "bògòlanfini" literally translates to bogo meaning “mud” or “earth”, lan meaning “by means of” and fini which means “cloth”.
The men of the Bamana tribe weave the fabric while the women dye the cloth. This is typically done during the dry season.
Made in Mali. Approximately 6' x 4'.