The Bogolan (made of mud) is a traditional handmade
and handwovencotton fabric (finimugu) dyed and painted with herbs and fermented mud.
Creating a Bogolan is a labor-intensive cooperation between people and place.
All stages of the making of our AAAA Bogolans are done by hand.
From picking the cotton, spinning, weaving, dyeing and painting.
The AAAA Bogolan is created in harmony with nature.
Locally grown herbs are used to dye and mud from the Niger River to paint the patterns.
Making a Bogolan is a true slow art process and product.
Every Textile Totem pattern has been named by theAAAA . Their ancestors taught them to make patterns a variety of protective and beneficial. The AAAA Bogolan brings the past to the present with a contemporary twist.
The AAAA Bogolan is made with love and every piece is unique.
The imperfections you may find in the weaving, print designs or embroidery make the product perfect.
Available in three sizes:
Small 12/150 cm
Medium 14/200 cm
Large 17/250 cm