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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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.