Beads Indigo Wallpaper
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Dimensions: By the yard
Printed Width: 27"
Sold in full-yard increments in continuous rolls
Heavy weight paper
8" x 10" swatch available.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this wallpaper supports our artisan partners.
This wallpaper is printed with a replica of the popular St. Frank indigo textile from Burkina Faso. In ancient times, from opulent Egypt to stark West Africa, fabric has been dyed a mysterious, beautiful blue. This is a replica of our popular St. Frank textile; the indigo color, or "gold blue," is a symbol of the link between heaven and earth. Through a careful process, indigo can produce a vast palette of blue hues; traditional dyers would ask their customers' color preferences, from the palest sky to the deepest midnight. Dye vats alone take a full week to prepare and require daily stirring. The un-dyed cloth is pinched, sewn, and tied according to precise patterns. Once dye is applied to the material, the ties are removed, revealing patterns of lines, shells, dots, or tracery.