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Cloth as metaphor

Jean Borgatti

Cloth as metaphor

Nigerian textiles from the Museum of Cultural History

by Jean Borgatti

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Published by Museum of Cultural History, UCLA in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Museum of Cultural History Gallery, Los Angeles, 18 May - 19 June, 1983.

Statementby Jean Borgatti.
SeriesMonograph series -- no. 20, Monograph series (University of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History -- no. 20.
ContributionsUniversity of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13826746M

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The book views the adinkra cloth symbols as a writing system. It develops themes from the texts encoded in the proverbs, stories and maxims associated with the symbols. The themes covered include Akan cosmology, social and political organization, social and ethical values, economics and Akan knowledge systems.5/5(3).

Cloth as Metaphor: Nigerian Textiles from the Museum of Cultural History [Monograph Series Number 20] Paperback – January 1, by Jean Borgatti (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions5/5(1). Cloth As Metaphor, Tema, Ghana. 63 likes 1 talking about this.

Adinkra symbols visually integrate striking aesthetic power,evocative Cloth as metaphor book and mathematical structures and philosophical ers:   Cloth as Metaphor: (Re)Reading the Adinkra Cloth: Symbols of the Akan of Ghana, 2Nd Edition - Kindle edition by Arthur, G.

Kojo. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cloth as Metaphor: (Re)Reading the Adinkra Cloth: Symbols of the Akan of Ghana, 2Nd Edition.5/5(3).

Cloth as metaphor: (re)reading the Adinkra cloth symbols of the Akan of Ghana: Author: Cloth as metaphor book Arthur: Publisher: Centre for Indigenous Knowledge Systems, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. Cloth As Metaphor (Re) Reading The Adinkra Cloth Symbolsof The Akan Of Ghana book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(1).

G.F. KOJO ARTHUR (Author of Cloth As Metaphor (Re) Reading The Adinkra Cloth Symbolsof The Akan Of Ghana) G.F. KOJO ARTHUR is the author of Cloth As Metaphor (Re) Reading The Adinkra Cloth Symbolsof The Akan Of Ghana ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews)2/5(1).

Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy Cloth as Metaphor - by G F Kojo Arthur (Paperback) at Target. Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive Up. Bear in mind that the scroll still survives, even to this day, as its own technological metaphor.

But the book -- the codex -- became metaphor unto itself. It well may be the most powerful technological metaphor of them all.

Once a technology finds that place of metaphor. This line extends the clothing metaphor. The speaker now views her book-child as plain and lacking, dressed only in “homespun cloth.” This line connects to the previous reference “rags,” because books in the s were made with varying ratios of cotton and pulp.

Cloth As Metaphor - (Re) Reading the Adinkra Cloth Symbolsof the Akan of Ghana by G.F. KOJO ARTHUR, unknown edition, Paperback in English. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arthur, Kojo.

Cloth as metaphor. Legon, Ghana: Centre for Indigenous Knowledge Systems, © (OCoLC)   But it surprised me when first walking through Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor that something as seemingly mundane as clothing could engender thoughts on a number of social topics.

Clothing itself is obviously functional, necessary, and often beautiful. If you know other books that should be included in this bibliography, please let us know.

Arthur, G. Kojo, Cloth As Metaphor: (Re)reading the adinkra cloth symbols of the Akan of Ghana. Accra: Cefiks Publications, (Available directly from the Akan Cultural Symbols Project.). : Myth and Metaphor: Selected Essays Northrop Frye (): Frye, Northrop, Denham, Robert D.: BooksReviews: 1.

Cloth as metaphor Cloth has always called to me. Coming down the steps into the basement of the J.C. Penney store in my hometown you could see the entire fabric department, my favorite, bathed in flourescent light. From that vantage point there was a plethora of color, pattern and fiber, the sheer abundance of it a promise and a lure.

Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol and Narrative Device in Greek and Latin Literature. The metaphor of text as a woven fabric has been explored by philosophers Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes and Julia Kristeva.

Textiles and Text share the same latin origin: the verb texere which means ‘to weave’, and it is believed that textiles could have been a form of language before the advent of writing. Get this from a library.

Cloth as metaphor: Nigerian textiles from the Museum of Cultural History. [Jean Borgatti; University of California, Los Angeles. Museum of Cultural History.]. With each row I watch the cloth unfold It teaches me to not rush the process, just enjoy the process of weaving.

A beautiful book for sure. What I'm totally engrossed in right now. Weaving as a Life Metaphor 08/16 - 08/23 (1) 08/02 - 08/09 (1). - Explore Debbie Danz's board "Books to teach similies & metaphors", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Similes and metaphors, Picture book, Figurative language pins.This intriguing book examines the small woven and wrought works artist Sheila Hicks has produced for the past fifty years.

With their distinctive colors, thoughtful compositions, and narrative, these miniature creations reveal the emergence and continuity of the artist's approach to her work. Internationally recognized for her mastery of a textile vocabulary of extremely different scales.Excerpted from Chapter 5 of Susan Barrett Merrill's book ZATI The Art of Weaving a Life, Weaving describes the process of weaving as an echo of the symbolic relationship of inner and outer life.

The art of weaving is a profound metaphor for understanding the workings of the universe and our place in it. each fabric is made of its own.