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Art: 'Detailed Embriodery'
cnsofo1 wrote in lsuart1001
This is a picture of an African king.

"Art in attire" is very common is Africa.Occasional/Ceremonial clothing are worn. As shown above the individual is a prominent figure in the society as his 'Agbada' the darker blue clothing covers the inner worn 'Senegalese' as it is commonly called in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.The looks of the designed on the chest region it shows that the 'embroidery Agbada' is to be worn by a well to do,erudite,wealthy individual in the society- King or not.What really captivates the eye in the clothing is the detail and intricate design tailors done by 'thin threads/needles'.


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