Tie-dye Indigo Pillow by Aissata Namoko of Mali

Tie-dye Indigo Pillow by Aissata Namoko of Mali
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Tie-dye Indigo Pillow by Aissata Namoko of Mali
SKU: INDPLW-13

Cotton fabric Tie-dye resist dyed with natural indigo dye by indigo artist Aissata Namoko of Mali.  One of a kind 18" x 18" pillow with indigo-dyed cotton backing.

Malian indigo artist Aissata Namoko (Photograph © Anthony Hart Fisher 2017).

Aissata Namoko founded Cooperative Djiguiyaso, based in Bamako, Mali. Aissata and the artists of the cooperative use locally grown organic cotton and make pillows, scarves, and home accessories using traditional bogolan tie-dyed with indigo.

The organization is made up of 143 women and 20 men who are fighting poverty through creation and sale of textiles.  Since 1994, the coop has helped women transition to the workplace. Aissata established a training center to teach sewing, cutting, traditional cotton spinning, and natural dyeing techniques.

$110
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