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The Resource African textiles : color and creativity across a continent, John Gillow

African textiles : color and creativity across a continent, John Gillow

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African textiles : color and creativity across a continent
Title
African textiles
Title remainder
color and creativity across a continent
Statement of responsibility
John Gillow
Creator
Subject
Summary
The traditional, handcrafted textiles of Africa are sumptuous, intricate, and steeped in cultural significance. Region by region, African Textiles covers, as no other volume has, the handmade textiles of West, North, East, Central, and Southern Africa, outlining the range of weaving techniques, and the different types of looms, materials, and dyes that create these sumptuous works. Nor does it neglect the cultural context of African textiles, assessing the various influences of religion, culture, trade, tradition, fashion, and the changing role of women that inform their creation
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Gillow, John
Dewey number
709
Intended audience
A
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
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  • Art, African
  • Clothing and dress
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Handicraft
  • Textile fabrics
Label
African textiles : color and creativity across a continent, John Gillow
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780500292211
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
1979551
Label
African textiles : color and creativity across a continent, John Gillow
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780500292211
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
1979551

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