Major African Textile Styles

Asante adinkra cloths introduction Adinkra: hand-printed cloths from the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana.
Yoruba adire cloths Adire: the celebrated indigo resist-dyed cloths of the Yoruba from Nigeria
Fante Asafo flags Asafo Flags: spectacular appliqué flags of the Fante people from coastal Ghana
Ewe cloths Ewe: beautiful narrow-strip "kente" cloths from the Ewe people of Ghana and Togo.
Ivory Coast cloths Francophone West Africa: - Mali, Côte D'Ivoire, Guinea, Togo, Benin. Full version of my Hali article introducing Bondoukou textiles now online here
West African robes Gowns: hand-embroidered ceremonial robes, mainly of the Yoruba and Hausa from Nigeria
indigo cloths Indigo: blue dyed cloths from across West Africa.
Asante kente cloths Kente: the famous silk strip woven cloth of the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana.
Nigerian men's weaving Nigeria Part One: narrow strip cloths of the Yoruba and other Nigerian male weavers.
Nigerian women's weaving Nigeria Part Two: broad loom cloths woven by Nigerian women.
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