African Ndop Indigo Textile

Resist-stitched, indigo-dyed Ndop cloth used for clothing and ritual ceremonies, made from handwoven strips of cotton and dyed with natural indigo with raffia to create tribal and geometric patterns, from the Bamileke of the grasslands of Cameroon. Made between the 1920s and '50s. Small holes where the the raffia has been pulled out over years. Hem has been rolled and sewn.

  • Dimensions: 90" x 40"
  • Color: Blue / Indigo / White 
  • Country of Origin: Cameroon


Collections: African Textiles, New, Textiles


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