Bogolanfini Mudcloth Textile
Senufo Tribe, Ivory Coast
Woven cotton strips

Inventory # 10501

Bògòlanfini or "mudcloth" is a handmade Malian cotton fabric traditionally dyed with fermented mud. It has an important place in traditional Malian culture and has, more recently, become a symbol of Malian cultural identity. The cloth is exported worldwide for use in fashion, fine art and decoration.