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Seana Marena or ‘King’s blanket’ with Poone (mealie/maize) design. Such blankets are widely worn on special occasions by South Sotho men in southern Africa – thought to have been introduced by King Moshoeshoe of Lesotho in the mid-19th century. The vertical lines were originally a fault in the weaving process but were incorporated into the design at Moshoeshoe’s insistence.

'Seana Marena' Jacquard woven blanket in the 'poone' ('mealie'/maize) design, in blue, slate and black, with four vertical 'pin stripes' in yellow

Adire cloth. Yoruba women of south western Nigeria. Resources for teaching about this art form are available at www.adireafricant...

Adire cloth comes from West African Folk Dress. It is patterned using resist-dye techniques so it is hand painted starch resist and stenciled starch resist. The people of West Africa favored the color blue due to the skillful use of indigo.

African Fabric Super Wax Print 6 Yards 100 por Africanpremier

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1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle from Hennessy Puzzles. Images by Zimbabwe Artists Project

African Animals drawn by African Artists come alive in this 1000 piece jigsaw. Looking simple at first the natural camouflage makes for a delightful challenge.