This brocaded textile is woven with deep, rich colors, all derived from natural dyes. The non-profit organization, Sna Jolobil, has helped the weavers preserve these traditional techniques as well as assist with the marketing of these new designs. in Chiapas, Mexico. | Clothroads
Africa | 'Modern motifs' find increasing use in the eclectic designs of Wodaabe fashion. Blanket labels blend with embroidery on a male dancer's tunic. Eyelets festoon his ammunition belt, worn strictly for decoration | Page 504, National Geographic October 1983, 'Niger's Wodaabe:"People of the Taboo"; article and photos by Carol Beckwith.