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African fabric crafts : sources of African design and technique

Author: Esther Warner Dendel
Publisher: New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides numerous examples of decorative articles and clothing including a caftan inspired by a museum piece, a hanging sculpture utilizing a rice bat weaving technique etc ...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002.
African fabric crafts.
New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1974
(OCoLC)568716595
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Warner Dendel
ISBN: 0800801504 9780800801502
OCLC Number: 1194861
Description: 160 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Applique --
the art of assembling scraps --
When less is more --
subtractive embroidery --
Adinkira --
saying it with symbols --
Magic in words and in ink --
Liberian rice bag --
African looping --
Palm leaf plaits and other braids --
Dyes and dye methods --
Adire Eleko --
starch paste resist --
Tie-and-dye, sew-and-dye --
Congenial activity of making dolls --
Ethnic costume.
Responsibility: Esther Warner Dendel ; with drawings and photos. by Jo Dendel.

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