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The most elaborate kind of indigenous country cloth in which cloth strips with variations in the weft are sewn together to produce a complex pattern across the cloth as a whole. In the 19th century the Vai people on Sierra Leone's south eastern border with Liberia were particularly known for the quality of their strip-woven country cloths.

  • M.C.F.Easmon, Sierra Leone Country Cloths (London 1924)
  • V.&A. Lamb, Sierra Leone Weaving (Hertingfordbury 1984)