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What is African Print or Ankara Fabric African Wax Print, also called Ankara Fabric, Dutch Wax Prints, or Holland Print is 100% cotton fabric with beautiful vibrant colours for clothing in Africa, especially West Africa. These Fabrics were first produced in Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). African soldiers who were serving in the region at that time started to import the fabricsinto Africa. The Fabrics suddenly caught on with many in West Africa. In the meantime, Europeans traders were…

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36-42" wide and 50-56" length They're handmade in Africa and RANGE IN SIZE 📦📦📦 If ordering more than three Mudcloth, please message me with the numbers you're interested in. I will create a custom listing. Items will be shipped with UPS ground for 3+ mudcloth instead of USPS - if you'd prefer post office please message me before placing your order African Mudcloth Can offer a bulk discount if ordering 8 plus mudcloth pieces - please message me prior to making purchase for discount to…

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African print fabrics represent African culture visually. People connect with heritage fabric as a representation of African identity, ...

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An exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art finds political power in dizzying patterns from the Kuba Kingdom — located in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Okayafrica speaks with renowned Nigerian visual artist and cultural icon Nike Davies-Okundaye about the Yoruba textile art of adire.

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Item specifics Condition: New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). See the seller's ... Read more about the condition New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). See the seller's listing for full details. See all condition definitions opens in a new window or tab Handmade: Yes Modified Item: No Country/Region of Manufacture: Congo Culture: African

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Focusing on a single Malian textile identified variously as bogolanfini, bogolan, or mudcloth, Victoria L. Rovine traces the dramatic technical and stylistic innovations that have transformed the cloth from its village origins into a symbol of new internationalism. Rovine shows how the biography of this uniquely African textile reveals much about contemporary culture in urban Africa and about the global markets in which African art circulates. Bogolan has become a symbol of national and…

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