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The authors also discuss the makers of the textiles, how ideas travelled across the continent and the significance of pattern and symbolism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714125633
ISBN-10: 0714125636
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 225mm x 9mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publish Date: 7-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Spring

Chris Spring and Julie Hudson have both travelled in Africa and are the joint authors of North African Textiles. Chris Spring is a curator in the Department of Ethnography, The British Museum, and in addition is the author of African Textiles, African Arms and Armour, and co-author of African Textile Design. Julie Hudson is a curator in the Department of Ethnography, The British Museum, and among her particular areas of interest are the textiles of Tunisia.

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