Tag - African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent

Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR CongoKuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 120 x 64 (47.2 x 25.1 inches). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR CongoKuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 58 x 152 (22.8 x 59.8 inches). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging...

Berber Women’s Coat – ZEMMOUR – Middle Atlas, MoroccoBerber Women’s Coat – ZEMMOUR – Middle Atlas, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Wool, cotton. Approximately cm. 106,0 x 184,0 (41.7” x 72.4”). For more information and similar examples, "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow and ""Tapis Berbères du Maroc - La symbolique origines et signification", by Bruno Barbatti, ACR Edition. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic...

Berber headgear – ADGHAR – Ida Ou Zeddoute – MoroccoBerber headgear – ADGHAR – Ida Ou Zeddoute – Morocco

Wool. Approximately, cm. 125,0 long (excluding fringe) x cm. 120,0 width (49.2” x 47.2”). You can see a similar piece on page 118 of "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow. Sold Wool. Approximately, cm. 125,0 long (excluding fringe) x cm. 120,0 width (49.2” x 47.2”). You can see...

Berber Headgear – ADRAR – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas, MoroccoBerber Headgear – ADRAR – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas, Morocco

20th century. Wool. Approximately cm. 75,0 x 80,0 (29.5” x 31.4”). Henna dye. Women's foulard from the Ida Ou Nadif tribe. For more information and similar examples: • "Die Farbe Henna - Belmalte Textilien aus Sud-Marokko" Arnoldsche Edition. • "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow; • "Tapis Berbères du...