Ten African fabrics you should know


1. Adire Fabric
2. Shweshwe Fabric
3. Basotho Blanket
4. Ankara fabric/African wax print
5. Aso oke
6. Kente fabric
7. Dashiki print
8. Bogolan fabric
9. Bark Cloth
10. Baoule fabric

Bark cloth dress- https://costumeinterpretation.wordpre…
ANKARA SPORTSWEAR- https://www.culturefitclothing.com/
MUDCLOTH HUNTERS TUNIC— https://www.flickr.com/photos/hornima…
MAN WEAVING ASO OKE—https://www.designindaba.com/articles…
MUDCLOTH WOMAN– By Galkey – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
MUDCLOTH WHITE GUY– By Malidirect at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons by MB-one using CommonsHelper., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
MUDCLOTH SHED– By upyernoz from Haverford, USA – Ende BlanketsUploaded by AlbertHerring, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
BARK CLOTH SHOW CASE– By Lneruba – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
COLOURED KENTE- By ZSM – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
KENTE MANNEQUIN- By This file was donated to Wikimedia Commons as part of a project by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See the Image and Data Resources Open Access Policy, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index…
BAOULE FABRIC MAKING- https://kentegentlemen.com/pages/the-…
Baoule weaver boy- Tchoops41 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…)]
BAOULE TRAD WOMAN- Jacquitoz [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…)]
ADIRE MAKING- https://artsandculture.google.com/ass…
XHOSA WOMEN- mike barwood from port elizabeth, nelson mandela bay, south africa [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…)]
ALL ANKARA FABRIC- https://fabrics.kimdave.com/products/
BASOTHO RIDERS- User: Bgabel at wikivoyage shared [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…)]
KENTE MEN- https://www.fashionghana.com/wp-conte…

About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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4 Responses to Ten African fabrics you should know

  1. I remember from parties, when the African ladies wore their colourful cotton dresses, and out of the same kind of fabric as the dress they made the most fantastic headdresses, so beautiful.

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