Bata Dress, Indigo
A very spacious, loose-fitting cotton dress with high mandarin collar and button front. It includes a back cinch tie and gather details at the sides that give shape to this sculptural silhouette. Features inseam pockets.
This pieces is hand dyed with indigo by traditional dyers in Northern Ghana. The dress has been washed several times, but please note that natural indigo pieces will crock. This means for the first few wears you should expect some color loss. This tendency is a sign of authenticity in West Africa, and the blue is considered to have medicinal properties on the skin. If you feel differently, try soaking in vinegar solution and drying in the sun.
Print placement and hue may vary.
Sizing: (based on Size S)
18" shoulder to shoulder
28.5" top sleeve edge to top sleeve edge
25" inch "waist"
11" neck to waistline
37" full length
- 100% hand-dyed, hand-batiked cotton
- Mother of pearl buttons
- Machine wash cold, hang dry, or dry clean
- Made in Ghana