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African Textiles

African Textiles

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Published by Pomegranate (Cal) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stationery items,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Calendar

  • The Physical Object
    FormatCalendar
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10934533M
    ISBN 100764905511
    ISBN 109780764905513


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The textiles chosen for this book are from different regions in Africa and represent a range of techniques, giving a good overview of traditional textiles from Africa. This book changed my ideas on textiles from Africa Cited by: 5. Generously sized and beautifully illustrated, African Textiles is an authoritative survey of textile arts - unique and collectible rugs, tapestries, garments, and much more - from across the continent.

Author John Gillow traveled extensively throughout Africa, uncovering the dazzling range of traditional hand-crafted textiles /5. Generously sized and beautifully illustrated, African Textiles is an authoritative survey of textile arts - unique and collectible rugs, tapestries, garments, and much more - from across the continent.

Author John Gillow traveled extensively throughout Africa, uncovering the dazzling range of traditional hand-crafted textiles /5(19). Drawn from a collection consisting of over 4, pieces, this book illustrates the most important textiles from the renowned collection.

The book provides not only a thrilling sample of timeless patterns and designs but also a historical perspective that deepens our understanding of the importance of woven materials in the African 5/5(3). African Textiles Today shows how ideas, techniques, materials, and markets have adapted and flourished, and how the dynamic traditions in African textiles have provided inspiration for the continent's foremost contemporary artists and photographers.

With a concluding chapter discussing the impact of African designs across the world, the book offers a fascinating insight into the living history of by: 1.

As colorful and varied as the fabric it explores, this insightful book looks at traditional African African Textiles book and reveals a complicated history that spans generations and continents. This groundbreaking book reveals the complex origins of African wax print fabrics.5/5(5).

Now available in a compact paperback edition, this book remains the most comprehensive survey of African textiles on the market today, illustrating in over spectacular colour photographs the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles /5(12).

A lavishly illustrated and encyclopaedic, continent-wide survey of the textile traditions of Africa This book comprehensively surveys and celebrates in over spectacular colour photographs the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the entire continent of Africa/5(36).

African textiles are the major form of expression that Africans use to define themselves. They have used cloth not only for personal adornment but also as a powerful medium of. Today, one can find a full tradition of textile flourishing throughout Africa. The Bogolan or ‘mud cloth’ is hand-woven fabric hailing from Mali.

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The Art of African Textiles traces some paths through the complex and still largely unresearched history of African textile artistry. It explores the ways cloth is used in African /5. African textiles. [Christopher Spring] -- Whereas textiles in many parts of the world are used simply as clothing, in Africa their uses are extremely diverse, ranging from tent awnings to bed covers and bridal wear.

In this fascinating book, Christopher Spring places African textiles. African Textiles. John Picton and John Mack. London, pages, black and white photos, 28 color plates.

This is a good survey of traditional African textile manufacture and. An illustrated survey of African textiles - their design, manufacture, and use - as part of African life, art, and culture. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

African textiles were often made of animal hair and woven. Some of the oldest surviving African textiles were discovered at the archaeological site of Kissi in northern Burkina Faso. They are. But as an introduction to African textile patterns and techniques, let's look more closely at four of the best-known examples: adinkra cloth, kente cloth, bogolanfini, and adire cloth.

Among the earliest documented examples of West African textile traditions were those collected by European textile manufacturers seeking new markets for their own exports.

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