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African American Clothing. Jakobi Dorian. It a head wrap. Gelee/geles. a traditional African fabric, sometimes made from woven strips that are carefully sewn together, somewhat like a quilt, before being cut to make the garment. Aso oke.

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African american clothing

African American Clothing

Jakobi Dorian


Gelee geles

It a head wrap.

Gelee/geles


Aso oke

a traditional African fabric, sometimes made from woven strips that are carefully sewn together, somewhat like a quilt, before being cut to make the garment.

Aso oke


Wrapper

Aso oke or some other uncut length of fabric that is wrapped and pleated around the body.

Wrapper


Kanga

a shawl, usually made to represent a cultural ideal or proverb, worn as a shawl or kept as an heirloom by many Swahili speaking people.

Kanga


Kanzu gauni

two styles of traditional women's dresses.

Kanzu,gauni


Skati

A Skirt.

Skati


Sokoto

traditional men's trousers.

Sokoto


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a men's cap.

Fila


Dashikis dashiki

traditional men's shirt.  It's usually long, to the upper thigh, and has some sort of embroidered or printed design around the neck and perhaps bordering the arms or base.  Usually worn with pants, jeans, or sokoto.

Dashikis/dashiki


Adinkra

symbols that were originally used for textiles, but are now used in various other art forms, that represent a range of concepts.  These are printed onto fabric, using carved gourds.

Adinkra


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