West African Textiles – then and now

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Despite it’s struggle to survive on the continent, West African textiles are growing in popularity in the diaspora, especially Europe. However, if African textiles are to become a staple across the world, it’s heritage needs to be maintained and strengthened in Africa.

This is an interesting video on the history and current state of West African textiles, which is more than just wax prints.

 

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