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Africa | Stitch and tie resist indigo dyed textile | 1950s | Cotton, with bast fibre ties

Africa, Stitch and tie resist indigo dyed textile, Cotton, with bast fibre ties.

Africa | Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s | Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples | Cotton, synthetic yarns

Africa | Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s | Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples | Cotton, synthetic yarns

Africa | Painted Barkcloth from the Mbuti people of DR Congo | Barkcloth and pigments | 20th century

Painted Barkcloth Date: century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Mbuti peoples Medium: Barkcloth, pigment Dimension.

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

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salonduthe: “ Made by the Mbuti pygmy of the Ituri Forest, this textile is made by beating a layer of tree bark until it is thin and pliable. The women choose the tree and the preparation and beating.

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Africa | Mbuti pygmy loincloth textile, bark cloth painting, Ituri rain forest, Congo | 20th century

Lesley Mitchison

Lesley Mitchison

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