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African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent
John Gillow surveys the African continent through the rich history and traditions of its textiles. 585 stunning full-color illustrations showcase the diversity of patterns, decorations, techniques, materials and dyes, including those of Pygmy bark cloth and Ethiopian weavings. Paperback, 240 pages. 12.1" x 9.5"
The Warren M. Robbins Library in the National Museum of African Art is a major world resource center for the research and study of the visual arts of Africa. It is a repository documenting African art, history, culture and many of the objects found in the museum’s Walt Disney-Tishman Collection.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.