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The African Roots of the African American Aesthetic of Dress

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  • Gwendolyn S. O'Neal (Kansas State University)

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to garner evidence that links the African American aesthetic of dress to West African Countries and the Congo. Data sources were journals and biographies of slave traders and formally enslaved Africans, as well as slave narratives.

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O'Neal, G. S., (1998) “The African Roots of the African American Aesthetic of Dress”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 1999(1).

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31 Dec 1998
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