Garden of Shadows - Alternative, Grunge and Period Content

Garden of Shadows - Alternative, Grunge and Period Content

Detail from a Kusaibi gown from the Maninka people of Sierra Leone.  Made from 14 narrow strips of cotton hand-woven on a narrow loom and dyed indigo; hand sewn together. Plain weave; dyed indigo warps and wefts. There is extensive embroidery in dyed cotton and wool over the front and back of the robe in a variety of geometric patterns in white, blue, red and pink.

Detail from a Kusaibi gown from the Maninka people of Sierra Leone. Made from 14 narrow strips of cotton hand-woven on a narrow loom and dyed indigo; hand sewn together. Plain weave; dyed indigo warps and wefts. There is extensive embroidery in dyed cotton and wool over the front and back of the robe in a variety of geometric patterns in white, blue, red and pink.

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