The art of African textiles: technology, tradition, and lurex
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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20th century 20th century Collection adinkra African Textiles Akwete alternating warp-faced applique asafo Asante Asantehene Bamako beads bogolan broadloom Brown Flemming Brunnschweiler century Collection Peter Chris Seydou cm Collection Judith cm Collection Peter cm Private collection cm Trustees Collection Judith Appio Collection Peter Adler colours commemorative early 20th century embroidery exhibition fabrics factory-printed factory-woven Fancy print cotton Fante flag float-weave Fowler Museum ft Cotton textile ft Narrow-strip textile Ghana Haarlem Haarlem Cotton Company Hausa Igbo John Picton kanga Kpetoe Kumasi lamba loom lurex Mali motifs Museum of Cultural Narrow-strip textile aso Ndebele Nigeria patterns plain weave print cotton textile produced Qur'an raffia sadza shabka silk Standard Bank Collection supplementary weft supplementary weft-float tapestries textile aso oke textile with alternating tradition Vlisco warp warp-faced and weft-faced Wax print weave and supplementary weavers weft weft floats adanudo weft-faced plain weave West Africa women woven yarn Yoruba Zambia Zimbabwe