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Author Cooksey, Susan

Title Africa interweave : textile diasporas / Susan Cooksey ; with essays by Cynthia Becker [and others]

Publ Info Gainesville, Fla. : Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  NK8887 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  NK8887 .C66 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Feb. 8-May 8, 2011
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Tracing the routes of indigo : four textiles from West Africa / Susan Cooksey -- A noble multimedia/intermedia event : the Ako celebration of the Owo Yoruba kingdom / Robin Poynor -- Trans-Saharan aesthetics : textiles at the desert fringe / Cynthia Becker -- West African embroidery : history, continuity, and innovation / Victoria L. Rovine -- Ghanaian kente and African-print commemorative cloth / Suzanne Gott -- Prints and politics : reflections on President Obama's visit to Ghana / Christopher Richards -- Bazin in Mali : the crossroads of style / Susan Cooksey -- Bark and raffia cloth : interpreting indigenous prestige / Susan Cooksey -- Futa benadir : a Somali tradition within the folds of the western Indian Ocean / Sarah Fee -- The emergence of the kanga : a distinctly East African textile / MacKenzie Moon Ryan -- Cloth and performance : the work of Viy Diba and Achamyeleh Debela / Susan Cooksey -- Griffins, crocodiles, and the British ensign : Kweku Kakanu's asafo flags and followers / Courtney Micots -- Displaying the ostentatious : contemporary chieftancy dress and the Ebonko costume from Calabar, Nigeria / Jordan A. Fenton -- Transfigured textiles : masquerades and imported cloth / Susan Cooksey
LC subject Textile design -- Africa -- Exhibitions
Textile fabrics -- Africa -- Exhibitions
Add Author Becker, Cynthia J., 1965-
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Alt Title Textile diasporas
ISBN 9780983308508 (pbk.)
0983308500 (pbk.)