- Multi-strip mudcloth
- Bambara earth cloth
- 45" X 76" wide
- It is difficult to find the precise meaning and interpretation of multi-strip mudcloth designs.
- Each color has meaning. Multi strip carries spindle signs on it, a very old and ancient symbol.
- The rust is popular among the Fulani, Dogon and the Bambara. It is appreciated because doesn't reflect dirt and represents strong supernatural powers that protect the hunter from animal vision. The rust also signifies blood from the hunt, or warfare. Since mudcloth is made from soil patterns, it has been useful as camouflage.