this easy to thrown on caftan is what we want to wear from the beach to strolling around town and everywhere in between. comes with a hand twisted belt that fits through buttonholes waist. it is hand dyed using indigo, a natural dye derived from the neel plant. the pattern is hand block printed by master printers in bagru, india using the dabu method, where mud is stamped and sawdust is applied to create a barrier before the fabric is dipped in the 12' deep indigo vat.
the unique and imperfect beauty of this dye and printing method comes with special qualities. therefore, careful care is essential to maintain the color and minimize dye transfer. skin transfer is possible, and be mindful of transfer to lighter fabrics that come into contact, which is possible. fading is normal and adds to the story. wash only with cold water and pH neutral soap. wash separately as bleeding will occur. dry out of direct sunlight and always air dry.
the color of the blue varies a bit piece to piece, which is all part of the beauty. we think you'll love this one of a kind piece.
comes with a rope belt. 100% cotton. unlined. comes packed in a reusable fabric pouch.
alyssa 5'8" and wears a small.
*note: we are not able to accept returns of washed or worn items. please pay careful attention to this product description before purchasing and wearing to ensure you are comfortable with the inherent qualities of natural indigo dyed products.*