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Adire African Textiles
Title: Adire African Textiles
URL: http://www.adireafricantextiles.com
Creator: Clarke, Duncan
Abstract: Site is also commercial (sells African textiles), but at the same time, it provides you with extensive information on African textiles, there history, production, origin, way of wearing, use etc. The site includeds many ancient photographs. As the site is very chaotical concerning the linking between the different pages and hence you will not find everything at first glance, please consider the tips and direct links in the summary. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: EXCERPT

African textiles introduction
[http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/res01.htm]
1. Loom types
2. Loom types continued
3. Raw materials
4. Decorative techniques
5. History
6. Social Organisation
7. Myth and religion
8. Cloth and society
9. Cloth and fashion

African Leadership Dress Traditions
[http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/dress1.htm]
[NEXT page, written in white at the bottom of the page, righthand]

Images of Power: African Presidents on Printed Fabrics
[http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/Pagne.htm]

Studio Photography from Conakry, Guinea, Circa 1900-10, by A. James.
[http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/James.htm]

Textiles presented
[http://www.adireafricantextiles.com/res01.htm][http://www.adire.clara.net/afgallery.htm] (slightly different)

Adinkra
Adire
Robes / gowns
Nigerian women
Akunitan
Asafo
Aso oke
Bogolan
Ewe
Textiles from Francophone Africa
Indigo
Kente
Kuba Raffia
Keywords: Africa South of the Sahara; textiles; photo archive; tradition; Power; fashion; clothing
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Politics » Generalities;
Ethnology » Identity;
Ethnology » Material Culture;
Culture & Arts » Generalities
Resource type: Private Companies;
Topical Websites;
Collections of Illustrations (Fotographies, Paintings, Charts)
Language: English
Notice: Da die Seite recht chaotisch verlinkt ist und man vieles nicht auf den ersten Blick findet, bitte beachten Sie die Tipps und Direktlinks im Inhaltsverzeichnis. As the site is very chaotical concerning the linking between the different pages and hence you will not find everything at first glance, please consider the tips and direct links in the table of contents.
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