textile

Bogolan: Shaping Culture through Cloth in Contemporary Mali

In this illustrated book, Victoria Rovine explores the revival of a traditional African textile known variously as bogolanfini, bogolan or mudcloth. Since about 1990, artists of the West African nation of Mali have adapted this cloth, featuring black- or brown-and-white geometric patterns, to create a variety of wares, including intricately detailed paintings, elaborate high-fashion clothing …

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The Textile Arts

A Handbook of Weaving, Braiding, Printing, and oher Textile Techniques

Asian Costumes and Textiles from the Bosphorus to Fujiyama

This extraordinary private collection of traditional costumes, put together with taste and passion by an Italo-Turkish couple, will take us across Asia Minor, Central Asia, India, South-East Asia, and the Far East: five immense territories spanning from west to east, an impressively multi-ethnic and multi-cultural continent.