Visual display of the 8eme Biennale Artistique et Culturelle

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8eme Biennale Artistique et Culturelle

  • 1984
  • Fabric commemorating an arts and culture festival that takes place every two years in Bamako, Mali. The purple checkered background features a pattern of cowry shells in the shape of a cross. There is an image of a calabash bearing the celebration’s name and date. Text (French): 8e Biennale; 1984; Artistique & culturelle; des jeunes du Mali. English translation: 8th biennial; 1984; Artistique & cultural; Youth of Mali.
  • Donated by John Hutchison
  • The selvage reads "Industrie textile du Mali"

Details

Other title
  • 8th Artistic and Cultural Biennial
Date
  • 1984
Publisher
  • Bamako, Mali: Industrie Textile du Mali (ITEMA)
Language
  • French
Collection
Description of Originals
  • Cotton
  • 3.75 feet by 6 feet
Subjects
Source
Commemorative Fabrics from Africa
For Staff