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 Would seem outdated in 1975, 80.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.
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.
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.