The Japanese people have used indigo to dye their clothing for centuries. The Samurai warriors wore it because it was believed to help heal wounds. This fabric contains Indigo. It gives each product made from this fabric a one of a kind appearance that only gets better over time. Please use and wear with care. Indigo may rub off onto fabrics, leather and upholstery. Contents: 98% cotton 2% polyurethane. Width: 50'' wide. Weight: 8.6 oz. per square yard.