Adire Work

Adire Work
The term given to the West African native process of indigo dyeing white cloths, imported from England.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cuban literature — Life in Cuba Art Cinema Cuisine Culture Demographics Education Health Holidays Human Rights Literature Mu …   Wikipedia

  • Maria Creyts — is an American artist whose production straddles disciplines of photography, design, assemblage, and installation art. Creyts, who earned her BFA at Kansas City Art Institute and her MFA from Yale University School of Art, signs her work with the …   Wikipedia

  • Ibadan — /ee bah dahn, ee bahd n/, n. a city in SW Nigeria. 800,000. * * * City (pop., 1991: 1,835,300), southwestern Nigeria. Situated northeast of Lagos, it is the nation s second largest city. First settled by the Egba, the modern city probably grew… …   Universalium

  • Kneeling and Genuflection —     Genuflexion     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Genuflexion     To genuflect [Lat. genu flectere, geniculare (post classic), to bend the knee; Gr. gonu klinein or kamptein] expresses:     ♦ an attitude     ♦ a gesture: involving, like prostration,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ŒUVRE D’ART — La réflexion du philosophe est sans cesse sollicitée par la notion d’œuvre. Nous vivons dans un monde peuplé des produits de l’homo faber. Mais la théologie s’interroge: ce monde et l’homme ne sont ils pas eux mêmes les produits d’une démiurgie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle