Africa | Wedding Hanging (arkilla) from the Fulani people of Mali | Early 20th century | Wool, cotton; weft-faced plain weave, tapestry weave, complementary weft patterning

Africa | Wedding Hanging (arkilla) from the Fulani people of Mali | Early 20th century | Wool, cotton; weft-faced plain weave, tapestry weave, complementary weft patterning

Aso Ikele | Pano usado para proteger a casa (significado na língua Iorubá, Nigéria)

Aso Ikele | Pano usado para proteger a casa (significado na língua Iorubá, Nigéria)

Africa |  Kuba barkcloth.  DR Congo | These special wraps were worn outside, or on top of, the long dance dresses for added decoration and prestige. The central area is barkcloth, made by beating a layer from just under the tree bark until it is thin and pliable

Africa | Kuba barkcloth. DR Congo | These special wraps were worn outside, or on top of, the long dance dresses for added decoration and prestige. The central area is barkcloth, made by beating a layer from just under the tree bark until it is thin and pliable

Africa | Diviner's bag ~ apo ifa ~ from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Glass beads, cotton; bead embroidery (couching)

Africa | Diviner's bag ~ apo ifa ~ from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Glass beads, cotton; bead embroidery (couching)

Africa | Kuba Skirt Textiles, DR Congo | Kuba skirts, more generally known as Kuba cloth, are identified as the long raffia textiles embellished with embroidery and appliqué made in the Congo (Democratic Republic) of Central Africa

Africa | Kuba Skirt Textiles, DR Congo | Kuba skirts, more generally known as Kuba cloth, are identified as the long raffia textiles embellished with embroidery and appliqué made in the Congo (Democratic Republic) of Central Africa

Africa burn costume

Africa burn costume

Arte Textil Marianne Werkmeister

Arte Textil Marianne Werkmeister

Africa | Shawl ~ Bakhnuq ~ from Tunisia | Wool and cotton

Africa | Shawl ~ Bakhnuq ~ from Tunisia | Wool and cotton

Africa | Flat weave "Dokkali Tidikelt" from the El Goléa region, south-west Algeria | Wool | 1st quarter 20th century || Would have been used as a saddle cover or occasionally served as a ground cover.

Africa | Flat weave "Dokkali Tidikelt" from the El Goléa region, south-west Algeria | Wool | 1st quarter 20th century || Would have been used as a saddle cover or occasionally served as a ground cover.

Passage to Bieta Abba Libanos . Lalibela Ethiopia

Passage to Bieta Abba Libanos . Lalibela Ethiopia

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