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WE didn’t make an appointment, but they arranged to greet us with a class on how to die fabric... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Bamako, Mali
A great fun and educational tour!

I had ventured to Segou from Bamako in search of the famous bogolan, but had not idea of what a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
State College, Pennsylvania
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Pelengana, Segou, Mali
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

WE didn’t make an appointment, but they arranged to greet us with a class on how to die fabric mixed with history of the place and hands on dying experience. We learned some of the symbols and created our own story on bogolon. The entire...More

1  Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I had ventured to Segou from Bamako in search of the famous bogolan, but had not idea of what a treat this combined workshop/visit would be. It was a hot, hot July day, and I truly needed a little rest from all the walking throughout...More

1  Thank MsLinRM
Reviewed 15 March 2017

It was a really nice experience learning the origin of bogolan textiles. The staff was very kindly and the explanation clear. The have items to sell, but if you are not interested on buying, they gave you the same attention.

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We came here with our 3year old, to see how all this is made. The gentlemen where really nice and welcoming. They gave us activities to do with our daughter and she enjoyed herself as well in the process, it's a very nice place to...More

Thank abigailkope
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Well run, informative yet brief workshop tour with our chance to give mud cloth printing a try (I'll keep my day job....). Great shop, with reasonable prices. Near Hotel Independence

Thank lsmkw
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Do not leave Segou without having make a tour there and have the full explanation on the Bogolan process.

1  Thank shattawak
Reviewed 24 August 2011

This is a interesting cotton spinning-weaving-clothing design-art gallery situated in front of the post office in Segou. There is a room of spinning and weaving and people at work using traditional cotton thread and industrial cotton thread to make fabrics of all dimensions. There is...More

1  Thank Monica J
Reviewed 9 June 2011

The Ndomo workshop is a social enterprise run by a very talented artist, Boubacar Doumbia, who employs and trains young people from Ségou who together, make beautiful cloths that are sold worldwide. Check out [---] I have been three times, taking friends new to Mali...More

Thank Wren-Miller
Reviewed 3 May 2011

Traveling with 4 others for 5 weeks in West Africa, I was not interested in learning about bogolan products but I went anyway. The presentation by the Ndomo staff was enthusiastic and I was soon caught up in the demonstration of the process; made all...More

1  Thank abletokhuna
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