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Exhibition: Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints


January 23, 2020

The Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum opens Wandering Sprit: African Wax Prints. This exhibition is a tribute to the century-old handmade designs and patterns on textiles that originated in Indonesia and were copied and industrializes by Europeans and exported to Africa. Wandering Sprit: African Wax Prints traces the developmental pathway of the African wax print and tells how these fabrics reflects the stories, dreams, and personalities of the people who wear them. The exhibition opens January 15, 2020 – March 1, 2020 at The Northeast Louisiana Delta African Amer...

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