This smooth closely woven hemp has been made in a village in south western China. It is batiked with beeswax and dyed with locally grown plant indigo. These pieces were originally made for a Miao woman's traditional pleated skirt.
This fabric is approximately 28 cms (11 inches) wide and is sold in lengths which are between 2.2 and 2.7 metres long. The colour is a deep blue with a white strip.
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