All the wabi sabi please and thank you! Love this stripe. Layers perfectly over a dress or paired with your favorite high waist jeans. It's striking textures and color variations make this piece the perfect elevated basic.
We were able to make 2 tops out of these textiles. They are super similar.
A. Has some original mending on the shoulder
B. Has some original mending in the front.
What is original mending? That's what we call mending that was done before we got the textile. When we get the piece we wash & mend them. However most of these pieces have lived good long lives before we got them. They were loved, used, mended, used & mended again. Those original mending details are our favorite and we try to make sure to keep and feature as many of those details as possible.
Made with a vintage textile from Burkina Faso, West Africa. This beautiful fabric was handwoven in small strips that were then sewn together to create a sarong like cloth before being dyed. The whole process took weeks, even longer when you consider that they often grew the cotton and indigo! Imperfections, distress patterns, small holes or stains are common features of this beautiful and storied fabric.