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Africa | Woman's Wrapyper from the Ivory Coast | Cotton, supplementary weaving | Collected between 1919 and 1930

Woman's Wrapper from the Ivory Coast - Cotton - Collected 1919 to 1930 by Paul Pailler, a French Colonial Administrator.

Detail view, antique indigo-dyed cotton katazome cloth with patches | SIRI Threads.

Detail view, antique indigo-dyed cotton katazome cloth with patches at SRI Threads.

♪ Triangle pink and green pattern design

Aqua Blush Rug from the Sara Schneidman I collection at Modern Area Rugs (bedroom colors?

The rich & fascinating history of INDIGO #history #indigo #blue

Hand woven coverlet fragments from the early century, both made on South Carolina plantations of natural cotton and indigo-dyed wool.

FR547 - Unique variant on a rare style of prestige wedding hanging that was woven by weavers of the Songhay ethnic group in Mali. Called arkilla jenngo these wool cloths were characterised by complex patterns executed using the tapestry weave technique set on a dark blue and white wool ground, as is the case with this cloth. However a typical arkilla jenngo would be much larger...

- Unique variant on a rare style of prestige wedding hanging that was…

Kuba cloth -Graphically distinctive and richly evocative of central Africa, Kuba cloth is hand-woven using the strands from raffia palm leaves. The raffia strands are dyed in a variety of earth tones using vegetable dyes.  There are two main types of Kuba cloth: cut pile cloths and flat-woven cloths with no pile.  Kuba cloths display a variety of interesting features including patchwork, embroidery, appliqué and embellishments.

Kuba cloth -Graphically distinctive and richly evocative of central Africa, Kuba…

Detail from a Kente cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, 19th century, Silk and Cotton, British Museum, London

Kente prestige cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, century, Silk and Cotton -- British Museum, London

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