Amsterdam: KIT Press, 1991. 593 black and white 222 figures and drawings. Detailed museum exhibition catalog of 11th - l6th century textiles found in Mali's Tellem caves, with a report on the conservation and analysis of fibers and dyes. With contributions on African archaeology and African textiles.
London: Knightsbridge, 2008. 216 lots illustrated in color. Mostly African textiles but also includes those from Central Asia, South Asia, Iran, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Robert Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of West Green (14 May 1942 – 17 January 2014) was a British businessman, politician and author who was an advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Basel: Museum fur Volkerkunde and Schweizerisches Museum fur Volkskunde, 1972. 37 black and white 35 figures. Museum fur Volkerkunde and Schweizerisches Museum fur Volkskunde exhibition catalog of West African textiles. German text. From the library of Irene Emery, author of the groundbreaking The Primary Structures of Fabrics.
Milan: 5 Continents, 2008. Over 250 color plates. Massive. "Celebrating African costumes and textiles, this volume draws on historical and modern pieces from the Zaira and Marcel Mis Collection. The extraordinary works presented exemplify the craftsmanship of highly skilled African weavers and provide insight into the lives and culture of various ethnic groups."
Ile-Ife, Nigeria: University of Ife Press, 1976. 24 color plates 71 black and white. Includes chapters on geographical areas, fibres, fabrics and dyes, woven textiles, historical evidence of weaving, types of looms, dyed textiles, pattern-dyed textiles, whole-piece dyed textiles, ikat textiles, other textile crafts, embroidery, applique, and drawnwork.
Tampere: Pyynikinlinna, 1991. 88 color plates. Uncommon museum exhibition catalog of these woven wool and cotton bed-screens from West Africa. Finnish text. "The woollen marriage bed-screens Arkilla kerka are one of the types in the broad category of the marriage bed-screens generically called Arkilla woven in the Inland Delta of...
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008. 36 color plates. Out-of-print museum exhibition catalog. "Textiles are a major form of aesthetic expression across Africa, and this book examines long-standing traditions together with recent creative developments. A variety of fine and venerable West African cloths are presented and discussed in terms...
Melbourne: RMIT Gallery, 2006. 69 color plates. Exhibition catalog of indigenous textile art from the Commonwealth of Nations, from Canada to Pakistan, Nigeria to New Zealand, and published for the occasion of the 2006 Commonwealth games in Melbourne. From private and museum collections. Articles include The Egungun of Yorubaland by Ulli Beier.