BAULE TEXTILES

.:: WHAT ARE BAULE TEXTILES? ::.

The Baule textiles are cotton fabrics which are woven and dyed by hand and by the Baule people from Ivory Coast. The technique of dyeing is Ikat, a technique that consists in dyeing the warp before it is woven. Some parts of it are tied and then dipped in dye to obtain the different patterns. After the dyeing process, the threads are woven.