"African Textiles" Lecture

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

poster for "African Textiles" Lecture

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Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University, discusses the vibrant textile traditions of Africa, focusing on the cross-cultural connections and diverse materials, modes of production, and motifs in Ghanaian kente cloth, Malian mud cloth, and northern Nigerian indigo-dyed fabrics.

[Image: Nike Okundaye "Ile Ife (Home of Love)" 1989-90 (detail). Adire quilted cotton Courtesy the artist]



October 24, 2008 from 18:00
Talk will be held in Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium.

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