Cote d’Ivoire. Korhogo cloth.

Korhogo cloth painting (http://farm4.static.flickr.com)

Korhogo cloth is produced in Cote d’Ivoire by local artists on hand spun and hand-woven cotton fabric. Each piece is unique and created using stencils or freehand designs with a specially fermented paint that dries black (although other colours can be used too).

Korhogo cloth is mostly used as decorative wall coverings but also to make clothes and craft items.

Korhogo cloth paintings (http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com)

 

Hand painting the Korhogo cloth (http://www2.liu.edu)

Korhogo cloth (http://kambagallery.com)

Painting Korhogo cloth (http://leblogdeyoro.ivoire-blog.com)

 

So intricate and beautiful. I would love a few of these on my walls! Have you seen these before? Do you own one? Let me know and send a photo!

 

 

 

 

 

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