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Indigo-dyed Textiles of Mali

Gallery51 in Philadelphia, run by the well-known antique rug dealer Craig Wallen, holds a special exhibition of indigo-dyed textiles from Mali entitled ‘The Power of Blue’ 1 August through 31 August 2014. Textiles from Nigeria and Burkino Faso will also be on display… read more

African Tribal Textiles

Gallery51, Philadelphia, has arranged an exhibition “Woven Abstraction – The Beauty of African Tribal Textiles” which will run through 31 March 2011. “For millennia, textiles in Africa were status symbols” says the gallery owner and organizer Craig Wallen to Jozan Magazine. He continues “As such, they have often been used to … read more