Over centuries, Africans had their own textile weaving. Originally, strip weaving those dates as far back as the 11th century was practiced by Africans. Africans have been wearing clothes made using cotton, wool, wild silk, leather, wild silk, tree bark fiber, banana fiber, grass, palm fiber among other materials. Of importance is the known beauty and durability of these garments and their artistic designs.
Looms were used to weave textiles in many African kingdoms.
The garments were also decorated using colored beads, coloring, patterns, formations and motifs.
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