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Quarterly Morning Guild Meeting - West Africa Textiles with Hollis Chatelain

  • July 09, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


Morning 10 am Show and Tell, 10:15 am meeting

Come, see Hollis' beautiful trunk show of textiles from Africa. In this presentation, Hollis will help the audience understand the importance of the cloths in West Africa and how much the everyday life revolves around them. She will also show a variety of hand-woven, industrial woven and printed textiles from Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Niger, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria. West Africa has an extremely rich culture in textiles. It produces some of the most beautiful fabrics in all of Africa and is known worldwide for its traditional weavers, dyers and the elegant dress of the people. Don't miss this meeting and the opportunity to see each again!

 

Click here to view Hollis Chatelain's beautiful website



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