Alexander Henry Viva Folklorico Collection Marigold 100% Black Cotton Woven- Sold by the Yard
Content: 100% Cotton
Origin: Made in Japan
Description: Premium quality cotton woven from Alexander Henry Fabrics. Soft and crisp woven. A 4.32 oz quilting cotton woven ideal for dresses, skirts, tunics, pjs, button-ups, craft and home decor projects such as pillows, bags. Marigold measures 2 inches across, pattern repeats every 12"
Why are Marigolds used for Day of the Dead/All Souls Day
Marigolds. Often called “flowers of the dead,” cempasuchil, or flor de muerto, these bright orange and yellow flowers' fragrance is said to attract souls to the altar. Their bright and cheery color also celebrate life instead of feeling bitter about death
It's deeply rooted in pre-Hispanic Aztec rituals tied to the goddess the Lady of the Dead, who allowed spirits to travel back to earth to commune with family members. .The fragrance of the bright orange and yellow flowers is said to lead souls from their burial place to their family home
Machine wash warm, tumble dry low.