Authentic Guinea indigo cloth/ GMC03

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  • This is a special hand crafted indigo mudcloth from Guinea used mostly for wedding celebrations and other royal events in Guinea. It is thinner than the regular mudcloth from Mali.
    Threaded with metallics, this mud cloth is worn by both men and women.

    The Bogolan technique of dyeing and printing cotton is entirely organic and good for the environment.
    It contains no harmful chemicals and it uses natural plant dye called indigo.
    It is handmade from start to finish.

    Starting from seed, Cotton seed is planted, harvested and spun into thread. The men start the process by weaving this cotton thread on a loom. The dyes are made from the indigo pant and usually painted by the women.
    The artisans hand-dye symbols into these fabrics in order to tell stories of their villages, proverbs and the culture. Mud cloth has a long tradition of being used by West African warriors and hunters to camouflage themselves. Nowadays, people across the globe are wearing them to stand out and celebrate their connection to the African heritage.

    Care:
    To care for your indigo cloth, first wash in cold water with reasonable amount of white distilled vinegar which stops the rub of the color on hands and other surfaces.

    Please Note:
    -This beautiful organic piece is woven in strips and put together for you. It is hand crafted by artisans therefore there may be some loose thread or irregularities.

    Measurement:
    60" X 42"

    Design may differ.

    Colors may be different due to your monitor!

  • Shipping & Delivery

     

    Domestic

    At this time, Tess World Designs ships merchandise to locations within the United States and U.S. territories, including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. Additionally, Tess World Designs ships merchandise to Canada and Mexico, and to some international locations where applicable. The risk of loss and title for all merchandise ordered on this Web site pass to you when the merchandise is delivered to the shipping carrier.

     

    International

    Customs and import duties may be applied to International orders when the shipment reaches its destination. Such charges are the responsibility of the recipient of your order and vary from country to country. Contact your local customs office for details.

    Shipping laws are different in each country. It is your responsibility to check with your Customs office to verify whether the country to which you are shipping permits the shipment of your products. Tess World Designs is not responsible for any direct, indirect, punitive, or consequential damages that arise from improper international shipping practices.

  • If you wish to exchange your item, contact us by email,  info@tessworlddesigns.com, within 7 days of receipt of your order and include your order number.
      If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email, however, there is no guarantee that the same item will be available for exchange. 
    To be eligible for exchange, your item must be unused, folded the same way you received it, and in the same condition that you received it.
    WE DO NOT ACCEPT RETURNS. We will only replace items if they are defective or damaged and we are notified within seven (7) days and shipped back within 14 days. 
    Return address:
    To return your product, mail to:
    Tess World Designs,LLC
    246 W Ponce De Leon Ave,
    Decatur, GA 30030



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