• The architectural design of architect Sir David Adjaye often referenced classical African designs, like this Sowei Mask that inspired Rivington Place in East London, UK
  • Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke: throne stool with leopard - wood, coated with jute, embroidered with polychrome glass beads, cowrie shells, embroidery with glass beads
  • Bata ileke (beaded shoes)   Nigeria   Yoruba peoples
  • Beaded Box by the Yoruba of Nigeria
  • beaded apron, Africa
  • Royal throne from Cameroon, Wooden frame covered with textile embroidered with glass beads
  • Yoruba beaded chair
  • Yoruba Beaded Chair
  • Pair of beaded chairs
  • Beaded chair by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Incredible detail.
  • Stool from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Wood | ca. 1st half 20th century
  • Detail of Moon mask, Côte d’Ivoire. circa1960s
  • A collection of Akan Gold (actually Brass) Weights, from Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire © Africard
  • Adire cloth from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | Late 20th century | Cotton; plain weave patterned with hand drawn starch resist, indigo dyed
  • Africa | Arkilla Jenngo ~ Wedding Blanket or Tent Hanging | Woven for the Tuareg by Fulani Weavers, Inland Delta Region, Mali or Niger | First half, 20th Century | Strip weave (15 strips), slit tapestry weave, plain weave Handspun local wool and cotton, indigo and natural dyes
  • NGOMBE STOOL, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
  • Prestige Stool Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Ghana Culture: Akan peoples Medium: Wood
  • Vintage Moroccan hand-knotted carpet
  • Africa | Embroidered panel from Morocco | ca. 1880 | Linen and silk | One of the rarest and finest examples of Moroccan embroidery, this wall hanging (arid) displays the most remarkable achievement of a Chefchaouene needlewoman's skills.
  • Africa | Shawl from Asyut, Upper Egypt | ca. 1900 - 1930 | Netted cotton and silver.
  • Africa | 19C Kente from the Smithsonian Lamb Collection.
  • cotton + indigo resist cloth from the Mossi peoples of Burkina Faso.
  • Lobi pot, Burkina Fasso
  • 19th c. gold necklace from Ghana,  British Museum
  • A Senufo door from Cote d'Ivoire
  • Kuba cloth from the Democratic Peoples Republic of Congo. Made with palm fiber raffia. (Also known as Kasai, or Velvets)
  • Veil from Morocco. Cotton/wool; woven with stripes and with a fringe at one end, dyed with a claret-red dye on one half.
  • Detail from an interior hanging from Mali or Ghana, Niger River region | 19th century | Wool, cotton and natural dye | Large-scale textiles created south of the Sahara were generally intended as enhancements for domestic environments
  • Blanket from Gafsa, Tunisia, circa. 1950 - 60s
  • British Museum Af1934,0307.354 - sample collected in Gambia, late C19th. Textile made from woven blue and buff cotton; rectangular; stitch resist and fold dyed; tie dyed. ...
  • Shawl -'bakhnug' -Tunisia, Gabès, Matmata. Berber, Late 19th to early 20th century | Textile Museum of Canada
  • Antique Moroccan Fez Embroidery
  • Woven reed mat, Mbole people, DRC.