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African Cobalt Blue cushion

Known as African wax, Veritable wax, and Dutch wax. These fabrics are a colourful cotton woven cloth with batik style printing. Even though these fabrics are associated with the African culture, their origins are not entirely African. Dutch wax prints started out as mass produced imitations of Indonesian batik fabric. They were originally intended for the Indonesian market but found a more enthusiastic market in West Africa, where they quickly became a symbol of social, political and personal status. Over time, the prints became more African-inspired, and African-owned by the mid-1900s. Some of the producers of African wax print are Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria. From West Africa, this fabric spread to other parts of Africa and all over the world.
Size: 55cm x 45cm

African Cobalt Blue cushion
African Cobalt Blue cushion African Cobalt Blue cushion
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