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Africa | Kuba woman decorating raffia pile woven cloth, Mushenge, DR Congo | ©Eliot Elisofon. 1970

Kuba woman brushing raffia pile with edge of knife, which is also used to cut pile stitches.

So beautiful | Ndebele woman standing in front of a traditionally painted Ndebele home. South Africa

Africa Ndebele woman standing in front of a traditionally painted Ndebele home. South Africa Scan of photograph by Peter Magubane on page 96 of the publication "African Heritage ~ Arts Crafts"

Africa | Bogolanfini (“Bo-ho-lahn-FEE-nee”) or bogolan is the traditional cloth of Mali and is considered an expression of Malian national identity. In the western world, it's more commonly referred to as "mud cloth".  Mud cloth is a long established tradition among the Bamana, an indigenous people who inhabit a large area to the east and north of Bamako in Mali.

Bogolanfini (“Bo-ho-lahn-FEE-nee”) or bogolan is the traditional cloth of Mali and is considered an expression of Malian national identity.

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uzbek embroidery - bold mixture of colour and styles mrbobur_sobirov send me message if you have any request

ukpuru: Igbo Woman Painting a Mural Nwunnan uses natural pigments to decorate the wall of a village dwelling. Her pattern on her blouse echoes that of the traditional, diamond-shaped, motif, known as ogalu, which is incorporated into the mural. Margaret Courtney-Clarke, 1988, Agukwu Nri, Nigeria. [+]

ukpuru: “ Igbo Woman Painting a Mural “Nwunnan uses natural pigments to decorate the wall of a village dwelling. Her pattern on her blouse echoes that of the traditional, diamond-shaped, motif, known.

Cotton cloth dyed yellow and hand painted with mud by women.  Found in Mali.  Resist dye technique.

Bokolanfini Cotton cloth dyed yellow and hand painted with mud by women. Found in Mali. Refer to article in JSTOR "Bokolanfini, Mud cloth of the Bamana of Mali" Pascal James Imperanto and Marli Shanir

African Allure - Mud Cloth or <i>Bogolonfini</i><br>48" x 72"<br>7814

Handmade African Textile - Mud Cloth or Bogolonfini - 48 Inches Wide x 72 Inches Tall -

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