samples (textiles)

Brown coloured cloth with darker brown geometric decorations

This looks like a contemporary fabric imitating the bogolan style of geometric motifs as well as using similar brown and dusty beige colours. The colours used recall those of the bush, in which the hunters’ shirts were camouflaged against the Sahelian landscape.

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