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Title Adinkra : Printed Ceremonial Cloths Of Ghana
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (approximately 35 min.))
Summary Intended to provide a complete and permanent record of surviving traditions and skills in textiles and crafts, the Ends of the Earth unique series show the processes in full, in detail and with all the clarity and colour made possible by modern video cameras. In many ways they are better than being there - pausing and replaying gives the possibility of checking again where the quickness of the hands has eluded or deceived the eye. ADINKRA - printed ceremonial cloths of Ghana All the designs and motifs on the the printed ceremonial cloths of Ghana have symbolic meaning and significance. This film, shot in Ghana explores and explains the designs as well as showing in detail the carving, dyeing and printing processes. Filmed in Ghana the contents include: making Adinkra print dye, carving the Adinkra stamps, printing Adinkra, dyeing funeral cloths, embroidered and woven joins, Adinkra designs
Notes Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by Ends of the Earth in 2006
Subject Adinkra cloth -- Africa -- Ghana
Textile fabrics -- Africa -- Ghana -- Adinkra
Textile processes -- Adinkra -- Africa -- Ghana
Textile designas -- Adinkra -- Africa -- Ghana
Adinkra cloth.
Genre/Form Internet videos.
Internet videos.
Vidéos sur Internet.
Form Streaming video
Author Willoughby, Janet, producer commentator