patterns of life

patterns of life



West African Strip-Weaving Traditions

Written by Peggy S. Gilfoy


Vintage copy of Patterns of Life: West African Strip-Weaving Traditions. This book shows examples of West African weaving patterns, looks at the history of weaving in Africa, and explains the background behind various designs. It was published as part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian that highlighted the stylistic and technical development of West Africa's weaving traditions among the Fulbe, Soninke, Dyula, Ewe, and Yoruba people, displaying examples of Ashanti Kente cloths. 


In excellent used condition

Smithsonian Institution Press


Dimensions: 7"W x 10"L

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