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Africa interweave : textile diasporas

Author: Susan Cooksey; Cynthia J Becker; Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art.
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Catalog of an exhibition held at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Feb. 8-May 8, 2011.

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cooksey; Cynthia J Becker; Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780983308508 0983308500
OCLC Number: 702648055
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Feb. 8-May 8, 2011.
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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 Viyé 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.
Other Titles: Textile diasporas
Responsibility: Susan Cooksey ; with essays by Cynthia Becker [and others].

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A significant and rare glimpse into fiber arts across the continent and its diaspora. "Museum Anthropology Review""

 
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