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Look at the size of this piece by Aminah Robinson!!!! Wow! (all hand stitched)
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By Aminah Robinson. Completely hand stitched.
Aminah Robinson, an Ohio artist who does textile mixed-media.
A stunning public art commission at the Freedom Center is Aminah Robinson's amazing "quilts" -- what she calls "RagGonNons" because they "rag on and on." They both tell a story of her family's journeys beginning -- in the upper left corner -- in Africa. The medium: cloth (including socks), thread, buttons, beads, ties, paper, paint, graphite, shells, and music boxes.
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African Quilt, by Eric Dowdle Dowdle Folk Art Kenya Kakamega Commissioned by In Our Own Quiet Way
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Zenobia- 54” x 60” 2006 Original designed African Flower Girl. In my imagination, there was a time when Africa was populated by a society of beautiful people, rich in culture. Zenobia is a young girl just returning from the flower market. She wears her finest dress and robes, adorned by 3-dimensional, hand beaded jewelry and trapunto headdress.
ASewingKompany.com--Sharon Brown African American Quilt
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Zenobia- 54” x 60” 2006 by Barbara Ann McCraw Original designed African Flower Girl. In my imagination, there was a time when Africa was populated by a society of beautiful people, rich in culture. Zenobia is a young girl just returning from the flower market. She wears her finest dress and robes, adorned by 3-dimensional, hand beaded jewelry and trapunto headdress.
African Mask 2 by Rajwinder Kaur. 2013 London International Quilt Show, Out of Africa Exhibit, posted at Flare Fabrics
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Out of Africa, London International Quilt Show-097
Bed Quilt Safari Market by gmapquilts on Etsy, $345.00
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Bed Quilt Safari Market by gmapquilts on Etsy, $355.00. A real pretty quilt.
Mud Cloth: If you know Malian fashion designer, the late Chris Seydou, these designs & textiles, known as ‘mud cloth’, are probably familiar. Originating amongst the Bambara people of Mali whose name for this style of textile-making is Bògòlanfini, these handmade mud-dyed cotton fabrics have become a symbol of Malian cultural identity that is used in dressing, design & art. The process involved in making Bògòlanfini textiles is an organic eco-friendly activity using all natural substances.
Mudcloth on display in Mali
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Women, Peace and Security Quilt Challenge — QuiltForChange.org
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Out of Africa - 70" x 80", by Jan Krentz (2002)
Beautiful Quilt, Design Layout
I like the interesting design layout.
Out of Africa - 70" x 80", by Jan Krentz (2002); whoa this is a beautiful quilt, I love the fabrics they used
Quilt by Jan P. Krentz
Africa | Asante Wrapper. Ghana | mid to late 19th century | Imported cotton cloth and black pigment | Historically Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adinkra cloths recently have become increasingly fashionable at social festivities and nonfunerary functions.
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Africa, Asante wrapper, Ghana, mid to late 19th century, imported cotton cloth and black pigment, Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adinkra cloths recently have become increasingly fashionable at social festivities and nonfunerary functions.
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The Phoenix. Beautiful quilt by the talented Bisa Butler.
Amazing portrait quilt
Quilt art by Bisa Butler
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Bisa Butler. Art Story: African American Quilter Extraordinaire
Bisa Butler - lovely art quilt and fantastic border!