African Textiles

Friedland, Shirley, and Leslie A. Piña. African Fabric Design. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub., 1999. Print. Available at Amazon.

Gardi, Bernhard, Kerstin Bauer, and Rogier Michiel Alphons Bedaux. Woven Beauty: The Art of West African Textiles. Basel: Museum Der Kulturen, 2009. Print.

Gillow, John. African Textiles: Color and Creativity across a Continent. London: Thames & Hudson, 2009. Print. Available at Amazon.

Gillow, John. Printed and Dyed Textiles from Africa. Seattle, WA: U of Washington, 2001. Print. Available at Amazon.

Horn, Diane Victoria. African Printed Textile Designs. Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House, 1996. Print. Available at Amazon.

Idiens, Dale, and Kenneth G. Ponting. Textiles of Africa. Bath: Pasold Research Fund, 1980. Print.

Kriger, Colleen E. Cloth in West African History. Lanham: AltaMira, 2006. Print. Available at Amazon.

Kusimba, Chapurukha Makokha., J. Claire. Odland, and Bennet Bronson.Unwrapping the Textile Traditions of Madagascar. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 2004. Print. Available at Amazon.

LaGamma, Alisa, and Christine Giuntini. The Essential Art of African Textiles: Design without End. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008. Print. Available at Amazon.

Lamb, Venice. West African Weaving. London: Duckworth, 1975. Print. Available at Amazon.

Lamb, Venice, and Judy Holmes. Nigerian Weaving. Roxford: H.A. & V.M. Lamb, 1980. Print. Available at Amazon.

Moraga, Vanessa Drake. Weaving Abstraction: Kuba Textiles and the Woven Art of Central Africa. Washington, D.C.: Textile Museum, 2011. Print. Available at Amazon.

Perani, Judith, and Norma Hackleman Wolff. Cloth, Dress, and Art Patronage in Africa. Oxford: Berg, 1999. Print. Available at Amazon.

Picton, John, and John Mack. African Textiles: Looms, Weaving and Design. London: British Museum Publications for the Trustees of the British Museum, 1979. Print. Available at Amazon.

Picton, John, and Rayda Becker. The Art of African Textiles: Technology, Tradition, and Lurex. London: Barbican Art Gallery, 1995. Print. Available at Amazon.

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand. Weaving in Africa South of the Sahara. München: Panterra, 1987. Print. Available at Amazon.

Sieber, Roy. African Textiles and Decorative Arts. New York: Museum of Modern Art; Distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn., 1972. Print. Available at Amazon.

Spring, Christopher. African Textiles Today. London: British Museum, 2012. Print.

Williams, Sylvia H. History, Design, and Craft in West African Strip-woven Cloth: Papers Presented at a Symposium Organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, February 18-19, 1988. Washington, D.C.: Museum, 1992. Print. Available at Amazon.

African Fashion & African Prints

Gott, Edith Suzanne., and Kristyne Loughran. Contemporary African Fashion. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 2010. Print. Available at Amazon.

Jennings, Helen. New African Fashion. Munich: Prestel, 2011. Print. Available at Amazon.

Rabine, Leslie W. The Global Circulation of African Fashion. Oxford: Berg, 2002. Print. Available at Amazon.

Shaw, Jacqueline, and Christopher Spring. Fashion Africa: A Visual Overview of Contemporary African Fashion. London, England UK: AFG Pub., 2011. Print. Available at Amazon.

Related (Art/Photography)

Naughten, Jim, and Lutz Marten. Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia. London: Merrell, 2013. Print. Available at Amazon.