African Mud Cloth: The Bogolanfini Art Tradition of Gneli Traoré of Mali

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Kilima House Publishers, 2006 - Bogolan cloth - 103 pages

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Traditional Uses of Bogolanfini

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African Arts Anogeissus areas Arrondissement Awa Traore Bamako Bamana country Bamana Women Bamanan-kan Bamanaya Bambara Banamba baraw basiae Bazin Beledougou bogo bogolan cloth Bogolan et bogolanfini artists bogolanfini cloths bogolanfini designs bogolanfini tradition bogolanfini wrappers brave warrior's belt Brett-Smith calabash Catalogue central panel Cercle circumcision Cloths Created coat of mud color Combretum cotton cloth cowrie shells Created by Bamana creating bogolanfini crocodile dabu Dembele depicted designs and patterns Dictionnaire Djenne dloki Dogon Duponchel dyala the brave dyeing eastern Bamana eastern Bamana country excision fabrics Fanta fofoni viper Folk Medicine French Soudan girls Gneli Traore Henry Hilu homunculus However hunters Imperato and Shamir inches wide Kaarta Kolokani Koumi Koumi Diosse Koutiala lucens Mali Mali Federation Mali's Malian Maninka Marli Shamir maroon color marriage meaning Minianka modern bogolan Molin Monteil Mopti Mopti region mordant Mud Cloth Munster Museum n'galaman n'tamani n'tjankara Nakunte Nakunte Diarra nyama Oumar Almamy Traore Pageard painting Pascal James peanut Peul Photograph by Marli Provenance Provincial Superior Pterocarpus Rajasthan referred Rovine russet color Samory Samory Toure sand lizard Segou Sevare shea butter shirt Sikasso sira sa spatula stencils strips of finimougou Symbolic Blood Symbolic Cloths Created tafe tafew talking drum tannic acid tapis techniques Tenafly textile Tieba tiga tion traditional Bamana traditional bogolanfini Traore's Tukulor tunics twentieth century tye farin dyala wolo worosso Zahan Zeltner

About the author (2006)

Imperato is Distinguished Service Professor at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn.

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