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Textile Encounters with Ansie van der Walt

Textile Encounters is our globe-trotting column that explores textile cultures from every corner of the world! Curated by Ansie van der Walt, it explores the history and heritage of countries from the African and Asian continents, and beyond! Needlecraft is a truly global phenomenon and Textile Encounters brings this fact to life in glorious technicolour!

If you’ve not had a Textile Encounter before, then here’s a selection of posts to tickle your fancy!

Basotho Blankets
Basotho Blankets
Gujarat Embroidery
Gujarat Embroidery

 

Billie Zangewa - Every Woman
Billie Zangewa
Barkcloth
Barkcloth
Centre for Traditional Textiles of Cusco – Peru
Centre for Traditional Textiles of Cusco – Peru

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