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African Parasol. Square shape with hand painted Mud cloth design. Hand painted on natural paper with custom blended inks and dyes. Brown dye has subtle sparkle effect. Painted to resemble the highly textured, geometric pattern of African Mud Cloth.
Thai style Parasol features sturdy, textured, natural color, handmade paper from the bark of the Mulberry tree. This square shape is extremely rare and hard to find. It measures 27 inches square and 28 inches long. Canopy is supported by bamboo ribs are connected with white string and left their natural color. Parasol has wooden handle and carved finial (point at top) with a coordinating carry/storage bag. Minor variations may occur and adds to the uniqueness of the parasol. Parasols should not be used in the rain.

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Mud cloth originated in Mali. Mud cloth is made of narrow strips of hand-spun and hand-woven cotton, which are sewn together in various widths and lengths. The cloth is dyed with an extracted from the bark of the trees; the solution acts as a fixative. Using carved bamboo and wooden sticks, symbolic designs are applied in mud collected from riverbanks and allowed to ferment. After the mud is applied to the cloth, it is dried in the sun.

African Parasol - Mudcloth design, Unusual Square Shape Parasol

$99.00

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Occasion: Wedding
  • Materials: parasol, handmade paper, wood, bamboo, handpainted, mudcloth, mud cloth, african inspired, markers, customized paint
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 26 reviews
  • Favorited by: 96 people