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African Quad Batik in Three Blues - Tonga Textiles

African Quad Batik in Three Blues Handmade and Fair Trade. Batiked and painted by hand, this vertically-oriented barkweave cotton wall hanging has a unique herd of elephants and giraffes. It measures by 39 inches X 1 M).

Malian Mudcloth Blanket | Swahili African Modern - Fair Trade Gifts and Home Decor

This large, x throw is handcrafted by artisans in Bamako, Mali who grow and weave local cotton. The African artisans use a mud cloth technique to paint abstract, geometric patterns. Each blanket is hand-dyed and one-of-a-kind.

Detail of indigo resist dyed cotton, Ibadan, Nigeria 1960s Museum no. Circ.593-1965. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Adire Alabere: Indigo (stitch) Resist Dyed Cloth From Yorubaland, Nigeria - Victoria and Albert Museum

African Textiles: Color and Creativity Across a Continent: John Gillow

This book is a wonderful source of material for anyone doing historical research on african and subgroup textiles. It goes in a good depth on the process and cultural influence of each textile and their signifigance. This is definitely a must buy.

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Mandy Patullo - Thread and Thrift: The Decorated Sketchbook - made in response to research on ethnic and tribal textiles. Each double page spread uses surface decoration techniques to respond to patterns and textures in the textiles.