Adoo Quamina in war dress, a captain and courtier to the Ashanti king at Coomassie (Kumasi).
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana 1930s. The British colony Gold Coast (“Gold Coast Colony”) in West Africa existed from 1878 to 1958 and was part of British West… Read More
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Mother and child of Eastern Djur, Ghana 1930s. Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik
Woman of the African Fanti tribe of Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire 1930s. The Fante belong to the ethnic group of the Akan and live mainly in the Central Region in southern… Read More
Ashanti warriors. The Ashanti Region (in Akan: Asante Manta) is a region of Ghana with the capital of Kumasi. The vast majority of the population consists of members of the… Read More