TEXTILE : Mali

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TEXTILE MALI

Artagence Stylisme Africain
Moroccan kilim, would work as abstract Textile Patterns, Print Patterns, African Textiles, African Fabric, Magic Carpet, Tribal Rug, Kilim Rugs, Boho Rugs, Oriental Rug

A Bohemian Life

dreams, travels, ideas, inspirations & loves of a bohemian spirit... www.bohemiadesign.com instagram.com/bohemiadesign

Along the Niger River in Mali; vendor holding up a handwoven wood, indigo dyed blanket. African Textiles, African Fabric, African Art, African Design, Out Of Africa, West Africa, We Are The World, People Around The World, Desert Crafts

Traveling Along the Niger River in Mali

The Niger River flows through the heart of Mali. It's waters provide an invaluable life source to much of the local population. Farming, fishing and commerce...

Interior Hanging Date: century Geography: Mali or Ghana, Niger River Culture: Fulani peoples (?) Medium: Cotton, wool, natural dye Dimensions: H. 51 x W. 120 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Motifs Textiles, Textile Fabrics, Textile Patterns, Textile Prints, Textile Design, Textile Art, Vintage Textiles, African Textiles, African Fabric

Interior Hanging | Fulani peoples (?) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Africa | Interior Hanging from Mali or Ghana, Niger River region | 19th century | Wool, cotton and natural dye | Large-scale textiles created south of the Sahara were generally intended as enhancements for domestic environments

Bogolanfini - Mud Cloth tafé (wrapper) by Nakunte Diarra Textile Patterns, Textile Design, Print Patterns, Floral Patterns, African Textiles, African Fabric, African Prints, 3d Foto, Art Tribal

Bogolanfini - Mud Cloth tafé (wrapper)

Bamana people, Beledougou area, 2003 cotton (32" l. x 16" w.)

 i like most fabric/jewelry from mali. it's different from the rest of west africa too! this is bogolanfini mudcloth from mali, west africa Textile Patterns, Textile Design, Print Patterns, Floral Patterns, African Textiles, African Fabric, African Patterns, La Main Au Collet, Afrique Art

Bogolanfini Mud-Cloth from Mali and Burkina Faso

The following information is from the Smithsonian website: "Bogolan is to its wearer what the shell is for the turtle".

Fulani West Africa woven blanket (khasa) wool from the sheep they herd. Motifs Textiles, Textile Fabrics, Textile Patterns, Textile Prints, Textile Design, Textile Art, Print Patterns, Vintage Textiles, African Textiles

Collection Detail

Africa | Blanket ~ Khasa ~ from the Fulani people from Mali | Wool; Strip woven; plain woven; supplementary weft; hand-sewn | ca. 1980. | The Fulani people of West Africa are known for their woven blankets, or khasa, made of wool from the sheep they herd. The Fulani use these blankets to protect themselves from the cold and mosquitoes during the cold and humid seasons, respectively.

Indigo and bogolan textiles from Segou - Mali African Textiles, African Fabric, African Patterns, Indigo, Textile Patterns, Textile Design, Tribal Patterns, Floral Patterns, Motifs Aztèques

A Soul on the Road

Thirty-seven years ago this month I was driving across the face of Africa with a group of ten travelers. Our destination was Kenya, and we had budgeted $800 and 8 months to complete the journey. Each of us had his own reason for being in Africa; mine was a broken heart. I was following a lover who had left me for the freedom of the road and the excitement of a front row seat on Angola’s Independence struggle. I went looking for one love and on that journey I found another — Africa, itself.

Bogolanfini - Mud Cloth tafé (wrapper) by Nakunte Diarra Ethnic Patterns, Textile Patterns, Textile Design, African Textiles, African Fabric, Art Africain, Africa Art, African Design, Textile Artists

Bogolanfini - Mud Cloth tafé (wrapper)

Bamana people, Beledougou area 2003 cotton (40" l. x 20 1/2" w.) Signature motif in upper right corner.