Tag Archives: Mali

2016 African Art and Design Destinations

2016 African Art and Design Destinations

When it comes to African art and design, there are so many interesting exhibitions, taking place across the world, in 2016. We are absolutely carried away by the excitement! Every week, we share details of these events on our Facebook page so, be sure to join us there, if you haven’t already. We are looking […]

An embroidered Hausa robe in indigo fabric

Vintage African Textiles

The Adire African Textiles shop at Alfie’s market is always a source of textile inspiration and creative ideas. On a grey mid-wintery day, the blast of visual interest starts at the door. In many parts of Nigeria, wide sleeved gowns are embroidered around the neck with intricate patterns.     In Mali, cloth is sometimes […]