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Africana Collections: Library of Congress, An Illustrated Guide
Foreword by Beverly Gray, Chief, African & Middle Eastern Division
Introduction and text by Joanne M. Zellers, African Area Specialist
Pictured on the Right: Purchased in Bangui, Central African Republic, in 1981, this example of an art form popular in West and Central Africa is designed in a geometric pattern. Butterfly wings in an abundant variety of colors are gathered by local artists who also fashion from them images of people, animals, or domestic rural scenes.
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