What is African waxed cotton?
‘ African print’ is used to identify a category of textiles using 100% cotton fabric in vibrant colours, which are printed by machine using wax resins and dyes so that they have a batik-like effect on both sides of the fabric.
What is traditional African art?
African art, the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.
What is the meaning of kente cloth?
: colorfully patterned cloth traditionally woven by hand in Ghana.
Do you have to wear a headscarf in the Middle East?
While you don’t need to wear a full veil or burqa, you may choose to wear a headscarf. A pashmina or scarf is essential for any trip to Africa and the Middle East. Even if you don’t use it to cover your hair, it’s great to wrap around your shoulders for extra modesty or to protect you from the heat or cold.