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A #yurt in Chingissin, Mongolia. A yurt is a portable, collapsible structure that is used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia. The yurt consists of a circular wooden frame carrying a felt cover. The felt is made from the wool of the flocks of sheep that accompany the pastoralists.

A yurt in Chingissin, Mongolia. Nomadic architecture creates some of the most flexible spaces in architecture and has for most of human history. Not only do most nomadic structure have an open plan, they also are so flexible that they collapse and can tr

Africa | Hausa building with molded low-relief decoration, Zaria, Nigeria. | ©Frank Willett //

Hausa building with molded low-relief decoration, Zaria, Nigeria, Africa ©frank willett

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Kuba, Bark cloth, Democratic Republic of Congo Interesting patch idea with same repeated

Africa | Women aprons (cache-sexe) from the Kirdi people of Northern Cameroon | Glass beads, cowrie shells and fibre | 20th century

Cameroon, cache-sexe women- Kirdi- Glass bead, cowrie shell & fiber c

Africa | Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo | Pouned bark, and natural plant dye | 20th century:

Africa Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo Pouned bark, and natural plant dye century

dirtfloorgeneralstore:  Woven cloth from the Ewe people of Togo | Cotton, locally woven and dyed.

Kente prestige cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, century, Silk and Cotton -- British Museum, London

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"Ndebele [South Africa] women paint colorfully with the original geometrical pattern on the wall of their houses.

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Mis Laminas para Decoupage

The artwork Femme Africaine I - Jacques Leconte we deliver as art print on canvas, poster, plate or finest hand made paper.

Burkina Faso, west Africa  (photo: Louis Montrose)

Maybe she's pounding corn for "fluffy tô?" :) “The daily grind” Traditional painted house in Kassena, Burkina Faso. By Louis Montrose.

Tiébélé (by Guillaume & Pauline)  Tiebele, Burkina Faso

The city of Tiébélé in southeastern Bukina Faso is the home of the incredible decorated houses of the Gourounsie. Each year, women decorate the houses with symbolic designs to protect the houses (in the animist tradition)

Africa | Married Ndebele woman in traditional dress.  Ndebele village, Lesedi Cultural Village, near Johannesburg, South Africa | © World Pictures

Married Ndebele woman in traditional dress. Ndebele village, Lesedi Cultural Village, near Johannesburg, South Africa © World Pictures

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