“Woven Beauty: The Art of West African Textiles” Edited by Bernhard Gardi

Winning Bid: $190.00

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This paperback book donation is Woven Beauty: The Art of West African Textiles Edited by Bernhard Gardi.

About the book:

The richly illustrated and expertly designed publication accompanying the exhibition “Woven Beauty — The Art of West African Textiles” at the Museum der Kulturen Basel offers an impressive overview of West African textile culture, highlighting Mali, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Editor Bernhard Gardi was a member of the Boser-Gardi expedition that travelled across West Africa thirty-five years ago. The publication focuses on the collection assembled in the course of this journey. Well-informed contributions by renowned anthropologists provide valuable insight into an important but often neglected aspect of African art. The information about  looms, history of W.A. textile production, weavers’ portraits, extensive notes, maps and bibliography are supported by 70 pages of color plates and numerous field photos. Published in 2009.

This paperback edition measures  9″ X 11″ and is in excellent new like condition. It is out of print and online the price ranges from $195 – $1400

 

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Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
t**********a June 26, 2022 5:36 pm $190.00
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c***********l June 23, 2022 12:39 pm $150.00
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