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Edna Clarke Hall, Still Life of a Basket on a Chair 1900, Tate collection

Edna Clarke Hall, Still Life of a Basket on a Chair 1900, Tate collection

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African Masks

African masks play an important role in the various cultures and tribes found throughout the African continent. Generally speaking, African masks are used in intricate religious ceremonies as a way to conjure or communicate with spirits or ancestors.

FR547 - Unique variant on a rare style of prestige wedding hanging that was woven by weavers of the Songhay ethnic group in Mali. Called arkilla jenngo these wool cloths were characterised by complex patterns executed using the tapestry weave technique set on a dark blue and white wool ground, as is the case with this cloth. However a typical arkilla jenngo would be much larger...

- Unique variant on a rare style of prestige wedding hanging that was woven by weavers of the Songhay ethnic group in Mali. Called arkilla jenngo these wool cloths were characterised by complex patterns executed using the tapestry weave technique se