Franklin

History, design, and craft in West African strip-woven cloth : papers presented at a symposium organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, February 18-19, 1988.

Other records:
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : The Museum, c1992.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
168 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Textile fabrics, Black -- Africa, West -- Congresses.
West African strip weaving -- Congresses.
Hand weaving -- Africa, West -- Congresses.
Men weavers -- Africa, West -- Congresses.
Contents:
Foreword / Sylvia H. Williams
Introduction / Roy Sieber
Tradition, technology, and lurex / John Picton
Clothing from burial caves in Mali, 11th-18th century / Rita Bolland
The eye, the hand, and the stripe / Peggy Stoltz Gilfoy
The cloth connection / Judith Perani
Traditional cloth from the Ewe heartland / Merrick Posnansky
The sociological significance and uses of Mende country cloth / Joanna P. Edwards.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
OCLC:
18442110
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy