Vintage footstool reupholstered in a handwoven vintage Malian Bogolan, or hand-dyed mud cloth upholstery. Mud Cloth (called Bògòlanfinis from Mali's Bambara language) is dyed with fermented mud. The mud is collected from riverbeds and fermented for over a year in a clay jar. The designs on the Mudcloth are used to represent social status, proverbs, or historical events. This a a beautiful piece and will go with any decor.