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Indigo Duvet Cover

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Few textile manufacturers still take the time to process natural indigo or block-print fabrics, but both practices continue to flourish in Rajasthan, India, where this handcrafted bedding is made using techniques that have been perfected over centuries. Bundles of the indigo plant are soaked to extract the vibrant dye, while long sheets of cotton are laid out awaiting the color. With hand-carved wooden blocks, a wax resist is applied to the fabric. When dyed, the wax areas remain white while the rest takes on the evocative hues of midnight, lapis lazuli, and cerulean that all begin with the tropical indigo plant. 100% cotton.

Note: Hand Block-printed Indigo Duvet prices vary depending on size.

  • Full/Queen: 84" X 100" - $109.00
  • King: 87-90" x 108" - $119.00
  • Throw pillow: 16" square
Due to the handcrafted nature of this bedding, you may find small variations in color, size, and design. If you are buying two or more bedding sets, small differences between the two should be expected.

Wash before using. Machine wash in cold water with like colors on gentle cycle using a non-chlorine bleach detergent. Tumble dry, low heat. Fold and smooth.

In the family's studio compound, a dye vat is prepared over three weeks using a mixture of indigo, molasses, slaked lime, and water. When the dye mixture is ready, sheets of cotton are spread out awaiting printing. Using hand-carved wooden blocks and a mixture of earth and tree gum as a resist, the artisans stamp the fabric in a repeating pattern. After each block of the pattern, sawdust is dusted across the surface to ensure that the images don't smudge. The block-printing process is repeated for each motif that is to make up the final design.


Finally, when the printed cloth is dried, it is dipped in the indigo vat. The stamped parts of the pattern will resist the dye and emerge with lighter hues. Immediately upon removal from the vat, the fabric appears white, and then green. It is exposure to oxygen that quickly brings out indigo's well-known blue hues. This chemical phenomenon led many travelers to regard Indian dyers as magicians. Indian lore also associates indigo with Lord Krishna, making it an auspicious color to work with and to use in one's home.


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Indigo Duvet Cover
 
3.5

(based on 11 reviews)

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73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Durable (3)
  • Fits theme (3)
  • Unique (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration (4)
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      • Midrange shopper (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Lovely Pennathur indigo design

    A tiny bit of indigo came off on my moist hands while stuffing a white comforter inside, so next wash day I will gently wash this duvet and shams in cold water (maybe with...Read complete review

    A tiny bit of indigo came off on my moist hands while stuffing a white comforter inside, so next wash day I will gently wash this duvet and shams in cold water (maybe with a little salt water soak to set the extra rich indigo) before putting them back on the bed. But it's nothing that would prevent me from loving this attractive duvet. Buttons on solid back form envelope. The shams are smaller than expected, just pillow-case size.

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    Beware

    I love the color and design of this duvet, but was dismayed when my hands turned blue while unpacking it. Even after washing, the dye continues to rub off on contact, which is...Read complete review

    I love the color and design of this duvet, but was dismayed when my hands turned blue while unpacking it. Even after washing, the dye continues to rub off on contact, which is a problem with my white sheets. Also, the design with the fold over flap at the bottom restricts the duvet to be positioned with the closure at the bottom of the bed, but the king sized duvet cover isn't quite wide enough to reach from side to side of my king-sized bed, although it is long enough to tuck in at the bottom and still cover pillows at the top.

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    5.0

    I Wasn't Disappointed

    By Addison833

    from Toronto, ON

    About Me Midrange shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Durable
    • Fits Theme

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

        I was so excited to see whether the colors would match my expectations and they absolutely did. In fact, the 'real thing' is even more beautiful than the photo. I had read other reviews saying that the color fades or wears off onto white fabrics, so before using the duvet I washed it in cold water, with Ivory Snow and then dried it on low. The colors didn't fade and nothing came off on my white sheets.

         
        5.0

        Beautiful and well-made

        By Brooks household

        from Everett, WA

        About Me Midrange shopper

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        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Durable
        • Easy To Store
        • Fits Theme

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration

          Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

          This duvet cover works perfectly for our queen size bed. The color and pattern enhance our bedroom decor and the workmanship is excellent.

           
          4.0

          Indigo Duvet Cover

          By Gracenotes

          from L.A., CA

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          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Fits Theme
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration

            Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

            This cover appearance is as advertised. It is the correct size, fitting my down quilt perfectly. The pattern and color are perfect with no rub off from the dye. I am very happy with it and hope it launders well. If you want an artisanal look, this duvet cover is it!

             
            4.0

            Striking design as an accent

            By Da Mayor

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Budget shopper

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                  Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                  We searched several years to find a duvet that met our needs for color, design and functionality. We purchased 3 others covers prior to this and were almost immediately underwhelmed. This Indigo duvet cover exceeded all of our expectations for color, fabric and comments!

                   
                  2.0

                  Color Is Not Indigo - Disappointing

                  By RavesAndHowls

                  from Portland, Oregon

                  About Me Midrange shopper

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Store

                  Cons

                  • Is Not Actually Indigo

                  Best Uses

                  • Decoration

                  Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                  The color of this item was not "indigo" as advertised but was, instead, a plain blue. The quality of the material was good, and I liked the pouch in which it came.

                   
                  2.0

                  Dye not secure.

                  By John

                  from Canada

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                  Pros

                  • Classic

                  Cons

                  • Poor Quality

                  Best Uses

                  • Decoration
                  • Just For Fun

                  Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                  We very much like the design and colour. However, even in a cold water wash, the dye bled and the white pattern turned light blue. We know indigo dyes are notorious for doing this, but were surprised that a product this expensive would run.

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  pretty in the picture

                  By nancy nurse

                  from texas

                  About Me Midrange shopper

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                  Pros

                  • Expected A Shiner Fabric

                  Cons

                  • Not As Expected

                  Best Uses

                  • Bedroom Change Of Decor

                  Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                  would recommend with reservations

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Beware

                  By MountainKat

                  from Boulder, CO

                  About Me Midrange shopper

                  Pros

                  • Attractive
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                      I love the color and design of this duvet, but was dismayed when my hands turned blue while unpacking it. Even after washing, the dye continues to rub off on contact, which is a problem with my white sheets. Also, the design with the fold over flap at the bottom restricts the duvet to be positioned with the closure at the bottom of the bed, but the king sized duvet cover isn't quite wide enough to reach from side to side of my king-sized bed, although it is long enough to tuck in at the bottom and still cover pillows at the top.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Indigo Duvet

                      By jw

                      from Orlando Fl

                      About Me Midrange shopper

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                      Pros

                      • Attractive
                      • Durable
                      • I suggest launder before
                      • I suggest to launder befo

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                          I suggest to launder the duvet because the blue
                          dye will go on to other fabrics such as sheets.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Loving the duvet and pillow shams

                          By Empress Barb

                          from Saskatchewan, Canada

                          About Me Budget shopper

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                          Pros

                          • Attractive

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Indigo Duvet Cover:

                              I use this as a duvet cover in winter and take out the duvet and use it as a blanket in summer. I love the folk art look of it. The white background pillow shams are small and only fit regular pillows; even the blue ones won't fit a really large pillow, so be aware of that.

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