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Thisfabulous traditional craft by the Senufo people of northern Ivory Coast starts with picking the cotton from the fields, spinning it then weaving it into cloth. the paintings are created using a thin strip of metal dipped in the paint and added onto the cloth. We have a larger selection instore - these below have been kept for web sales - if you would like pictures of any others please email us on info@equatorialshop.com
Korhogo Cloth Paintings
Rare mask of the Jimini sub group and related group of the Senufu people of the Ivory coast
Jimni Mask Ivory Coast
GUERE MASKS
Guere Masks Ivory Coast
the Baule or Baoulé  are traditionally farmers who live in the centre of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast  This type of African mask is a Baule mask which is also known as a Goli mask. It is used in tribal dances during harvest festivals, in processions to honour distinguished visitors and at the funerals of important figures hence the agricultural figurative work above the masks
Baoule Masks Ivory Coast
The border between Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia cuts across several ethnic groups, including the Dan, Wee, Kran, and Grebo. In Dan society, dangerous immaterial forest spirits are translated into the forms of human face masks. Whether or not they are worn, such sculptures are spiritually charged. Male performers, gle-zo, experience a dream sent by the mask spirit that allows them to dance it.
Large Dan Bird Mask Ivory Coast
The border between Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia cuts across several ethnic groups, including the Dan, Wee, Kran, and Grebo.  Scholars use the terms ge and gle interchangeably to refer both to Dan masks and to invisible, supernatural spirit forces that live in the forest but esteem to enter the civilized world of the village. Gle can be divided into two categories: that of dean gle, which is a gentle, peaceful gle without a gender, but whose qualities are thought of as feminine and that of bu gle, which is the war gle named after the sound of a gunshot, whose qualities are thought of as masculine.
Dan Gle Masks Ivory Coast
The border between Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia cuts across several ethnic groups, including the Dan, Wee, Kran, and Grebo. In Dan society, dangerous immaterial forest spirits are translated into the forms of human face masks. Whether or not they are worn, such sculptures are spiritually charged. Male performers, gle-zo, experience a dream sent by the mask spirit that allows them to dance it.
Small Dan Bird Mask Ivory Coast
Single bedspreads, size approximately  80"X 55"
Single Bedspreads
Made from Recycled cloth in NW India and hand picked by u, these beautiful embroideris can be used as wall hangings or coverings. These measure 42"x22" and are available. For any other colour choice contact us directly
Recycled embroideries size 42"x22"
Made from recycled materials these embroideries are sized 33" by 170" so runner size - can be used as hangings or covers.These areavailable - contact us if you would like to see more colours and sizes
Recycled embroidered Runners
These embroidered squares (16" by 16") can be used as cushions as they come with a zip and opening at the back or alternatively used as a small wall decoration for table decoration. These are available - contact us if you would like to see other colour choice
Recycled embroidered Cushions /small hangings
Made by putting together recycled cloth these beautiful embroideries originate from NW India individually chosen by us to ensure you get the best quality. Each one is utterly unique and colours do vary. contact us if you want more colour options
Elephant Embroideries
These embroideries are made from recycled material in NW India and can be used as Cushions (zip opening at the back) or hangings or covers. These measure 23" x 23" so XL size. These are available - please contact us for any other colour choices
Recycled Embroidered XL Cushion cover/hanging
Hemp with cotton patches Rucksack THC Free made in Nepal
Hemp Cotton Rucksack
Cotton Patchwork Rucksack hand made in Nepal has two pockets at the front
Cotton Patchwork Rucksack
Cotton Patchwork Baba bag over the shoulder made in Nepal has one pocket inside, with Zip on top
Patchwork Baba bag
Heavy Cotton Patchwork Baba bag over the shoulder with Zip on top, Comes in Purple and light tones
Heavy Cotton Patchwork Baba bag
Hand made in inda these little beauties adorn anywhere!! They come in traditional mix print cotton or in Tie Dye. One elphant, 2 elephants together, 3 elephants together or the bad boy 5 elephant string! No specific colours available - always mixed
Hanging Elephants with beads and bell
Cotton chickens in Indian fabric with decorations and beads. These lovely hangings come with a bell on the end in 5 Chicken, 10 chicken, 20 chicken, 30 Chicken and 50 Chicken length
Hanging "chickens on a string"
Lovely hanging stars come in mix fabrics as a single star - each star is individual no specific colours
hanging Star with beads and bell
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh don't tell anyone but we do Equatorial DOG JACKETS. Vecro fastening around the neck and Velcro underneath. In two materials 1) Brush Cotton Patchwork  2) Bhutani design woven cotton
Dog Jackets
Cute carved bone necklace with adjustable cord neck. Handmade in Nepal.
Bone Necklace
Using cotton rice sacks which have been tye dyed this is the classic long handled sling over the shoulder bag with two front pockets.
Tye Dye Cotton Rice Sack "Baba" bag
Made from recycled rice sacks this Rucksack has two pockets at the front. Groooooooooovy AND ecologically sound as a pound
Tye Dye cotton Rice Sack Rucksack
STANDARD size which works wellove a door frame or window frame (around 100cm wide by 100cm drop)  drop) these hand embroidered gates come in original WHITE colour and also overdyed PURPLE, BLUE, DARK RED, BROWN. Each piece is uniquely embroidered with traditinal Gujarati motif work
Embroidered "Gate" standard size
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