The art of African textiles: technology, tradition, and lurex

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Barbican Art Gallery, 1995 - Design - 140 pages
This book originally accompanied the first hugely successful exhibition to take a broad look at textile design throughout the various regions of Africa. This book is an exciting survey of some of the most vibrant textiles in the world. It presents examples of the most significant and striking developments in African textile art, and represents all regions and forms of design.

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John Picton is Emeritus professor of African Art at the University of London.

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