Handwoven West African fabric - from the book African Textiles by John Gillow, that showcases some of the most beautiful weaving, dyeing, and embroidery techniques used in textile history.

FABRIC Handwoven West African fabric - from the book African Textiles by John Gillow, that showcases some of the most beautiful weaving, dyeing, and embroidery techniques used in textile history.

Beautiful African Textile Designs from African Fabric House print pattern

Beautiful African Textile Designs from African Fabric House

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épinglé par ❃❀CM❁✿African textile designs - with so few colours the patterns make it so

African textiles

Sterling Silver Ring with Blue Topaz The poetry of the carved walls of the legendary Alhambra Palace inspired the intricately endless Celtic knot motifs of this ring.

Cotton strip weaving Woven in 10 strips from the ewe people  Ghana early 20th century #pattern #african

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles Cotton strip weaving Woven in 10 strips from the ewe people Ghana early century

Hand-woven Kuba raffia cloth from The Congo.          The African Fabric Shop : Textiles, beads and inspiration from Africa

Hand-woven Kuba raffia cloth from The Congo. The African Fabric Shop : Textiles, beads and inspiration from Africa Mais

Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa.  Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning. For example, black signifies maturity and strong spiritual energy.

Get to know a bit more about kente cloth

Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa. Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning.

African Batiks, Textiles, & Yinka Shonibare MBE, Part 1

African Batiks, Textiles, & Yinka Shonibare MBE, Part 1

Kuba Cloth Ceremonial Skirt/Panel Raffia by EthosEthnicArt on Etsy

Kuba Cloth Ceremonial Skirt/Panel Raffia by EthosEthnicArt on Etsy

asoebi fabrics | Now to the crux of the matter, aso ebi.

and Inspiration: African prints as a design foundation and inspiration. Bright colors for spring.

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