African Designs from Traditional Sources

African Designs from Traditional Sources

ISBN 13:  9780486227528

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Author  Geoffrey Williams
Format  Paperback
No. of Pages  203
Brand:  Dover Publications

African designs from original tribal sources reproduced as clear black and white lino cuts. These are strong but simple black and white designs covering many different themes - different wooden masks, animal designs, geometric tiles and repeats, shield designs, engraved calabashes, textile designs, artifacts and objects. 
Tribal sources include: Ndebele, Ashanti, Zulu, Masai, Bushongo, Mangebetu, Bariba, Toma, Baule, Djokwe, Duale, Shona, Dogon  and many more groups and areas. Derived from carved ivory bracelets, helmets, wooden combs, altar slabs and shields, designs on doors and walls. Sources listed and bibliography included, this edition also has a map of Africa showing the tribal areas. 

Illustrations: 378 designs
Size: 165 x 235 mm
Copyright: Permission-Free
ISBN 10: 0486227529

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