R6098/1 Hat

This wax print hat was produced as a promotional item by ABC textiles in the 1990s. Wax print, also called Dutch wax or Ankara, has a history that is tied up with colonialism. Originally inspired by Javanese batik designs from Dutch colonies in Indonesia, Dutch manufacturers began mass producing printed textiles which mimicked the look Read More …

R6083/3 Calendar

This calendar shows the dates of general and textile markets in the Volta Region and features images of the regional kente festival. Bought in Ho, Holta Region, Ghana by Brighton Museum & Art Gallery for the Fashioning Africa Project. Creator: unknown Place: Ghana, West Africa, Africa Date: 2017