Diamond Stitch-dyed Fabric with Machine Embroidery from Liberia
Medium:Dyed Cotton Damask Cloth
Dyed cloth with red background. Diamond shape at the center in dark green, brown and white. Machine embroidery piece attached near the center of the cloth.
To create stitch-dyed fabrics, the artists used a needle and raffia strings or cotton threads, some of which are still visible, to sew pleats of fabric together. They also employed use a technique in which pebbles are sewn into the fabric to create the vibrant chain-like effect.