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AU FIL DE LA PAROLE (On the Thread of Speech). Musee Dapper, Paris, 1995. 202 pp. with 140 ills. (87 col., 3 foldout). 30 x 22 cm. LC 95-224215 ISBN 290606730x In French.
Illuminating the formal character and cultural significance of traditional West African textile design, this catalogue presents four scholarly essays along with fine illustrations of some 50 woven and printed fabric pieces fashioned as ceremonial vestments and other garments by artisans representing Ashanti, Kuba and other diverse sub-Saharan cultures, many of the works incorporating intricate symbolic geometric motifs.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Africa — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 057005
Hardcover $55.00    

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