African Patterns and the Meaning Behind Their Symbology ...

Apr 24, 2018 · The color patterns are especially significant as each color has a noteworthy meaning. From red symbolizing death to white meaning purity, the colors tell a story. The significance of color in African cloth. Because so much time and effort is put into making each fabric, the African people ensure that there is meaning and spirituality behind ...…

The Hidden Meanings of African Clothing – Africa Imports ...

May 02, 2016 · The patterns created by the brightly colored threads often represent common motifs, religious beliefs, and political commentary. The colors are of particular significance as they interpret the meaning of the pattern, with red symbolizing death, green meaning fertility, white expressing purity and blue signifying love. Mudcloth or Bògòlanfini…

African textiles - Wikipedia

African textiles were often made of animal hair and woven. Some of the oldest surviving African textiles were discovered at the archaeological site of Kissi in northern Burkina Faso. They are made of wool or fine animal hair in a weft-faced plain weave pattern.…