Indigo Tie Dye Scarf Authentic Thai Cloth
In Thai, Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria) is called khram. The plant is widely grown along the Songkhram River that originates in Udon Thani then snakes through Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom and Bung Kan. So, the local know-how about indigo dye can be found along the waterway as well.
Cold Dyeing Process
To obtain this natural indigo dye, there is a complicated process that has been perfected and passed down through generations. The portions of this process must be exact or you will end up with a yellow-green color.