A comprehensive look at African textiles with over 570 colour photographs. The book looks at the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the whole continent. Laid out region by region, the book explores the array of techniques used as well as the different types of looms, materials and dyes that help to create these amazing textiles.
A good starting point for an overall look at the rich art of African textiles.
Author: John Gillow
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Published: Jan 2016
Extent: 240 pp