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Fine early to mid C20th example of this style, with a "homily" in English. Source: Ewe Cloths Archive - adire -

Fine early to mid C20th example of this style, with a "homily" in English. Source: Ewe Cloths Archive - adire -

West African Textiles | Karun Collection - Page 5

West African Textiles | Karun Collection - Page 5

Africa | Wrapper from the Ewe people of Ghana | Silk; on a yellow ground with stylised images of butterflies, combs,scissors, keys, flora & fauna

Africa | Wrapper from the Ewe people of Ghana | Silk; on a yellow ground with stylised images of butterflies, combs,scissors, keys, flora & fauna

Unique early Ewe chief’s cloth in a previously unknown style. Distinctive geometric supplementary weft float motifs in pale blue, yellow, an...

Unique early Ewe chief’s cloth in a previously unknown style. Distinctive geometric supplementary weft float motifs in pale blue, yellow, an...

E788 - Higly unusual plain cotton ground Ewe chief's cloth with an extensive array of figurative supplementery weft float motifs. Plain grou...

E788 - Higly unusual plain cotton ground Ewe chief's cloth with an extensive array of figurative supplementery weft float motifs. Plain grou...

Africa | Ewe people, Nigeria | Man's cloth, first half of C20th. William Itter Collection.

Africa | Ewe people, Nigeria | Man's cloth, first half of C20th. William Itter Collection.

A tapestry weave technique is used to create this rare style of Ewe cloth called "danhume", mid C20th, Private collection.

A tapestry weave technique is used to create this rare style of Ewe cloth called "danhume", mid C20th, Private collection.

"Fine overdyed indigo woman's wrapper cloth from the Dioula people of northern Ivory Coast. The hand spun white and indigo dyed cotton striped cloth strips have been sewn up into the complete cloth then a resist pattern created by folding and tyeing the cloth before immersion into indigo dye." Posted on adireafricantextiles.com (image credit Duncan Clarke).

"Fine overdyed indigo woman's wrapper cloth from the Dioula people of northern Ivory Coast. The hand spun white and indigo dyed cotton striped cloth strips have been sewn up into the complete cloth then a resist pattern created by folding and tyeing the cloth before immersion into indigo dye." Posted on adireafricantextiles.com (image credit Duncan Clarke).

Collected 1844-47, Danish National Museum, Copenhagen. As well as the range of weft float motifs in this remarkable early cloth we can note the distinct borders and the red edge strip,

Collected 1844-47, Danish National Museum, Copenhagen. As well as the range of weft float motifs in this remarkable early cloth we can note the distinct borders and the red edge strip,

Ewe, Ghana, men's cloth, early to mid C20th. Unusual variant on weft-faced style.

Ewe, Ghana, men's cloth, early to mid C20th. Unusual variant on weft-faced style.

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