mood indigo

mood indigo

Indigo forever inspires the passions of new generations with its distinctive blue hues. Nearly all indigo dye produced today for denim is synthetic, inspired by once rare dyes which were painstakingly extracted from botanicals. In the 18th and 19th centuries indigo was block-printed in patterns inspired by the region in India where the fabric originated.

Early Calico Indigo Remnant

Circa 1870, an unused remnant of early indigo calico.

Find this item and more at I. U. Tripp & Co., a general store with roots as far back as the 1830s on Main Street, Oak Hill, New York. We are located about three hours north of Manhattan, half-way between Hudson and Albany, and just a stone's throw from Windham.

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