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African Patterns

VHW011 - Vlisco Holland Wax - Middlesex Textiles UK

African patternsArt and design inspiration from around the world – CreativeRoots

The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time African

2 Yards of Original African Fabric from the SHAMASH & Sons Textile Company, Pattern 3491. $20.50, via Etsy.

Brown and pink pattern

AS469 - All white hand spun cotton woman's shawl dating from the nineteenth century. This is the most complex of the small number of white shawls of this type that we have been able to collect, with three registers of design: a central field of long openwork holes broken up by a central panel of smaller holes; a frame around the central block made up of smaller holes; and finally rows of even smaller holes along the two ends of the cloth and triangular patterns made by using thicker threads i...

Africa | A Kente Shoulder Cloth from the Asante people of Ghana | ca. 1970 | 184cm x 66cm | Raylon

Reptilian Fabric Desciption: Patented textile pattern by Christopher Dresser, one of Victorian Britain's leading industrial designers. This design was intended for dress fabric for the African market. Date: August 1887 Our Catalogue Reference: EXT 9/104 (79119) This image is from the collections of The National Archives.

Central Maine Power utility poles in Whitefield, Maine painted with West African patterns photo by Natasha Mayers on Flickr

Zio Ziegler Primitive Patterns-not sure if this is African inspired, but its close

an African style pattern