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AFRICAN TEXTILES: COLOR AND CREATIVITY ACROSS A CONTINENT. Compact edition. John Gillow. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2016. Original edition published 2003 {Worldwide 112269}. Published in the U.S.A. by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 240 pp. with 585 col. ills. 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 9780500292211 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: The breathtaking skill and creativity of the African peoples are presented here in radiant color the gorgeous strip weaves of the Ashanti and the Ewe; the lace weaves of the Yoruba and the bogolanfini mud cloths from Mali and West Africa; the Berber weaves from Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia in North Africa; the unique, crocheted, embroidered, and feathered hats from Cameroon; the ancient weaving tradition of Ethiopia; the beadwork of the Zulu, Xhosa, and Ndebele peoples of Southern Africa; and the Asian-derived tradition of weaving silk and raphia in Madagascar. A guide to African textile collections open to the public, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading make this volume a practical as well as beautiful guide to the rich art of African textiles.
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Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 169645
Paperbound $29.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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