Africa

Printed and Dyed textiles from Africa

This book is a visual feast, illustrating the richness and diversity of the African textile tradition, and providing designers at all levels with inspiration for their own work. Over 30 textiles from The British Museum’s renowned collection are explored in detail: magnificent blue-and-white, indigo-resist-dyed cloths from West Africa; multi-coloured, tie-dyed and woven North African textiles; …

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African Textiles: Color and Creativity across a Continent

Generously sized and beautifully illustrated, African Textiles is an authoritative survey of textile arts – unique and collectible rugs, tapestries, garments, and much more – from across the continent. Author John Gillow traveled extensively throughout Africa, uncovering the dazzling range of traditional hand-crafted textiles from each region. Five sections detail the textile history and traditions …

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