Belem Dress | Indigo Coral
This lightweight cotton coverup is made of a special indigo fabric and has an oversized fit and patch pockets.
- 100% Cotton voile. Slightly sheer in sunlight.
- Model wears a small. She is 5'6" and petite. Roomy fit.
- Measurements from small: 37" long; chest 42" with the gathers relaxed.
- Made in India.
Hand block printed by a family of master printers in Bagru, India using natural indigo dye and "dabu" mud printing method, this is a special fabric made with natural dye. Mud is stamped to form the pattern and sawdust is applied to create a barrier before the fabric is dipped into a 12' deep indigo vat. Once washed and dried in the sun, the indigo and imperfect print appear. The color of the blue varies a bit piece to piece, which is all part of the beauty.
Care: hand wash separately in cold water using pH neutral gentle detergent, avoid bleach, air dry away from sunlight. Bleeding can occur. you can use a warm iron to smooth out any wrinkles. Dry cleaning is also an option.