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The International Textile Collection

Colours of Africa

Colours of Africa
Colours of Africa
Iringa, Tanzania
2005
41 1/2" x 55"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2008:168.2
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Each block is hand appliquéd and embroidered on a solid taupe background. The blocks portray, ornaments, gourds, spears, huts, a wooden comb, drum, and other African motifs.




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