Isadora Short Kaftan Oprah's Fabric Pick August 2018
Bewitching in its beauty, this beautiful all over floral pattern keeps everyone looking and trying to figure out how the intricate twirl of the Isadora flowers work? The Isadora mini dress or short kaftan features a floral design block printed by hand on fine Indian cotton. This unique fabric is created through the ancient dabu method of block printing. In this method fabric begins as white, then a patterned block is dipped in mud and stamped onto the fabric. Next the entire piece is dipped in indigo dye, portions where the mud has been applied will resist color penetration leaving the floral design intact. Pieces are then washed several times to remove excess dyes and mud. Tassels are hand beaded.
Length 32" one size with adjustable drawstring waist.
100% cotton, delicate machine wash cold in a lingerie bag with like colors or hand wash cold, hang dry.
Washing this garment before wearing is recommended in order to prevent indigo dye from rubbing or transferring.