Houphouët-Boigny (1960s? Cote d'Ivoire) featuring President of Cote d'Ivoire (1960-93). Shows slogan "Peace, Dialogue" of the Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire — Rassemblement Démocratique Africain, PDCI-RDA. Wine red, with dark red, orange, green. Image of Houphouët-Boigny is from either his Nov. 1960 election or the August 1960 independence. Suggests this might be from the 1965 or 1970 elecions. Would seem outdated in 1975, 80. No printing on selvage edge to give further clue. 2 yrds.

Houphouët-Boigny (1960s? Cote d'Ivoire) featuring President of Cote d'Ivoire (1960-93). Shows slogan "Peace, Dialogue" of the Parti Démocratique de la Côte d'Ivoire — Rassemblement Démocratique Africain, PDCI-RDA. Wine red, with dark red, orange, green. Image of Houphouët-Boigny is from either his Nov. 1960 election or the August 1960 independence. Suggests this might be from the 1965 or 1970 elecions. Would seem outdated in 1975, 80. No printing on selvage edge to give further clue. 2 yrds.

Ghana made shirt, using wax print commemorating the May 1999 5th African -African American summit. The summit brought several thousand African American leaders, organized by U.S.  Rev Dr. Leon Sullivan, and hosted by Jerry Rawlings.  Shirt includes stamped brass "knot" buttons.  A version of this print was displayed at the Canadian Textile Museum's 2004 commemerative cloth exhibit.

Ghana made shirt, using wax print commemorating the May 1999 5th African -African American summit. The summit brought several thousand African American leaders, organized by U.S. Rev Dr. Leon Sullivan, and hosted by Jerry Rawlings. Shirt includes stamped brass "knot" buttons. A version of this print was displayed at the Canadian Textile Museum's 2004 commemerative cloth exhibit.

Modibo Keita, first President of Mali (1960-1968). Funeral cloth.

Modibo Keita, first President of Mali (1960-1968). Funeral cloth.

François Tombalbaye & Pompidou from the French president's 1972 African tour

François Tombalbaye & Pompidou from the French president's 1972 African tour

L’exposition « Pagne de Campagne » présente une sélection de pagnes électoraux originaux issus de la collection de Monsieur Bernard Collet ainsi que des oeuvres contemporaines qui s’inspirent de cet univers.

L’exposition « Pagne de Campagne » présente une sélection de pagnes électoraux originaux issus de la collection de Monsieur Bernard Collet ainsi que des oeuvres contemporaines qui s’inspirent de cet univers.

Michel Micombero (1940-1983), President of Burundi from 1966-76. Cloth dates from circa 1970

Michel Micombero (1940-1983), President of Burundi from 1966-76. Cloth dates from circa 1970

Zitto Kabwe from Tanzania.  Kanga used for election campaigning.

Zitto Kabwe from Tanzania. Kanga used for election campaigning.

Zambian fancy wax c. 1970 - This is a Zambian fancy wax (single sided) roller print in four colors, with the distinctive red and orange (referenceing copper) that so often appears in Zambian national iconography.  There is no selvege mark, but there is a distinct fake crinkle pattern applied at the edges, referencing a West African style wax print pagne.

Zambian fancy wax c. 1970 - This is a Zambian fancy wax (single sided) roller print in four colors, with the distinctive red and orange (referenceing copper) that so often appears in Zambian national iconography. There is no selvege mark, but there is a distinct fake crinkle pattern applied at the edges, referencing a West African style wax print pagne.

Gnassingbe Eyadema (1935-2005), President of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005.

Gnassingbe Eyadema (1935-2005), President of Togo from 1967 until his death in 2005.

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