Introduction: The Diversity of African Textiles * West Africa * North Africa * East Africa Central Africa * Southern Africa
A lavishly illustrated and encyclopaedic, continent-wide survey of the textile traditions of Africa
John Gillow has spent over thirty years studying, collecting and lecturing on textiles. His books include Arts and Crafts of India (with Ilay Cooper and Barry Dawson), Indian Textiles (with Nicholas Barnard), Traditional Indonesian Textiles, World Textiles (with Bryan Sentance) and African Textiles.
'Spectacular ... this book really does span a whole continent ... a
wealth of detail in this book which would be useful and fascinating
for makers of all disciplines' - Craftsman Magazine
'This lovely book is a visual feast which enriches our knowledge of the textile crafts of Africa' - The Textile Directory Online