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    Bones of a Snake Mudcloth Design Bones of a Snake. This pattern has an often disputed meaning, but the most common interpretation is that of bravery, because it refers to the bones of a snake, so it would identify a warrior killing a snake or showing bravery in some way. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mu...
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    Mudcloth Spindle Design The Spindle. This pattern represents the spindle used in weaving cloth fabrics. It is very old and traditional and probably the most commonly used mudcloth design. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web site or by Clicking Here for a free artic...
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    Family and Community Mudcloth Design Family and Community. This pattern reflects the love of family and community. The circle represents the house of the family and the dot in the middle is the family itself. It also represents family unity. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web s...
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    Sickle and Blade Mudcloth Design The Sickle and the Blade. This pattern tells a story about a farmer that did an exceptional job. Approximately 80% of the workforce in Africa consists of small farmers, and agriculture accounts for 40% of the region's gross domestic product. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of...
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    Iguanas Elbow Mudcloth Design The Iguanas Elbow. This design represents good fortune because the iguana is famous for leading a hunter to water. Find out more about the history, making, and meaning of mudcloth on the Africa Imports web site or by Clicking Here for a free article....
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    Calabash Flower Mudcloth Design This pattern represents the flower of the calabash gourd. Calabashes are often hollowed out and dried and used very commonly across Western Africa. Sometimes they are used to make a kora, they also serve as resonators in a balafon. Some calabashes are even used as drums all by themselves after the...
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