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Nzondoup Dance or Masquerade Ndop Tunic Bamum or Bamileke people Cameroon First half 20th century Cotton, trade cloth, goat hair  Strip weave, stitch resist dye Size: 57" x 64"

Nzondoup Dance or Masquerade Ndop Tunic Bamum or Bamileke people Cameroon First half century Cotton, trade cloth, goat hair Strip weave, stitch resist dye Size: x , Andres Moraga Textile Art

Africa | Ceremonial robe from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Cotton, wool, hide and fur | ca. mid 20th century

Africa | Ceremonial robe from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Cotton, wool, hide and fur | ca. mid 20th century

African textiles

Inspiration Board: African Textiles

Nzondoup Dance or Masquerade Ndop Tunic Bamum or Bamileke people Cameroon First half century Cotton, trade cloth, goat hair Strip weave, stitch resist dye Size: x

Woman's embroidered shawl, Probably 1930s, Nigeria or Cameroon, Africa, cotton, Dallas Museum of Art, Textile Purchase Fund; || Duncan Clarke " In my view the shawl is more likely to be from Ivory Coast."

Woman's embroidered shawl, Probably Nigeria or Cameroon, Africa, cotton, Dallas Museum of Art

reist dyed indigo Bamileke Ndop Cloth (Cameroon) used by all the peoples of the Grasslands both as clothing and to demarcate royal ritual spaces (red pieces are velvet).

Resist dyed indigo Bamileke Ndop Cloth (Cameroon) used by all the peoples of the Grasslands both as clothing and to demarcate royal ritual spaces (red pieces are velvet).

Africa | Details from an  Indigo Resist-dye Adire Eleko Cloth from the Yoruba people, Nigeria | c.1970 | Striped cotton damask fabric, cassava resist-dyed with natural indigo.

Details from an Indigo Resist-dye Adire Eleko Cloth from the Yoruba people, Nigeria

style court: strip woven indigo from Cameroon

Indigo strip woven and resist dyed cotton cloth. known as Ndop Cloth Baminiki People, Grassland of Cameroon, Mid century Textiles

Cameroon Grasslands Ceremonial Tunic  Bamileke or Bamoum Cameroon First half 20th century 97 x 107 cms (38¼ x 42¼ ins)

Cameroon Grasslands Ceremonial Tunic Bamileke or Bamoum Cameroon First half century 97 x 107 cms x ins)

Part 1: African batiks and African-inspired textiles

African Batiks, Textiles, & Yinka Shonibare MBE, Part 1

Africa | Ceremonial textile from Cameroon; Hand woven on narrow loom; indigo resist dyed

Cameroon Indigo Ceremonial Textile

Cameronean ceremonial textile, hand-woven on a narrow loom then indigo resist dyed.

Africa | Vintage Adire cloth from the Yoruba people of Nigeria...this would be cool embellishing for the blue jean quilt

The people of Nigeria often used this Adire cloth. Adire cloth was a patterned cloth that was made by using resist-dye techniques. It was similar to wax and often a starch resistance technique was used in the creation.

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong)  Date: 19th century Geography: Indonesia, Sulawesi, Sulawesi, Ronkong Culture: Toraja people Medium: Cotton Dimensions: 193 1/2 x 60 1/2 in. (491.5 x 153.7 cm)

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong)

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong) - Rongkong Toraja people - Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - probably century - Metropolitan Museum

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