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African Textiles free pdf This collection of rare and exquisite textiles from Central, Northern and West Africa includes weavings from Ghana, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast- embroideries, veils and haiks from Morocco and Tunisia- and raffia fabrics from Congo. Organised by region, each piece is dramatically photographed to highlight the extraordinary colours, patterns and skill with which it was created. Drawn from a collection consisting of over 4,000 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 tradition.

About Duncan Clarke

Duncan Clarke is an expert in African textiles. He currently runs a London-based gallery dedicated to exploring the vintage textile traditions of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Author : Duncan Clarke
Publisher : Prestel
Data Published : 22 October 2015
ISBN : 3791381636
EAN : 9783791381633
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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