3 September 2019—17 July 2020

School loan box: Nigeria textiles

Borrow our Nigeria textiles school box, filled with colourful Akwete and Adire fabrics, to discover what they can tell us about textile crafts in West Africa.

As children handle and observe these beautiful Nigerian textiles and related artefacts, they will be able learn how they were created and explore the significance of different colours and patterns.

Nigeria textiles school box contents:

  • Information pack for teachers

    Nigeria textiles school box

    Adire fabric

  • Awete cloth
  • Adire cloth
  • Raffia for Adire tie and dye
  • Information about the Igbo and Yoruba peoples
  • Story book – Jamela’s Dress

Suitable for: Year 3-6

Please fill in our enquiry form and we’ll be in touch shortly to discuss your loan.

Learning enquiry form

Please complete this form to start the booking process.

Your name
Providing a range of dates will help us find a suitable workshop as they book up quickly
Available at M Shed and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery only. Complimentary use when booking a workshop. Charged at £1 per child for independent visits.

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