Arrows Indigo Standard Box

Contemporary Handmade
Philippines
$250 Sale $150
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Dimensions: 13.75" L x 7.75" W x 2.5" H

Finished with a gold metal plate.

This item is final sale and cannot be returned or exchanged.

*Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

All orders placed after 2 PM PT will be processed on the next business day.

Provenance

This box is created by woodwork artisans in the Philippines with our Indigo-Dyed Arrows fabric by the yard, inspired by our iconic St. Frank Malian textile. Since ancient times, from opulent Egypt to stark West Africa, fabric has been dyed a mysterious, beautiful blue. The indigo color, or "gold blue," is a symbol of the link between heaven and earth. Through a careful process, indigo can produce a vast palette of blue hues, from the palest sky to the deepest midnight. Dye vats alone take a full week to prepare and require daily stirring. The un-dyed cloth is pinched, sewn, and tied according to precise patterns. Once dye is applied to the material, the ties are removed, revealing patterns of lines, shells, dots, or tracery.