An African textile showing the late Michael Jackson
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African textiles from Nelson Mandela to Michael Jackson

An exhibition at the British Museum in London is highlighting the long history of African textiles.

According to the organisers, 'the rich fabric of African printed and factory-woven textiles reflects changing times, fashions and tastes'.

BBC Africa's Bilkisu Labaran went along to find out how.

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  • 15 Mar 2013
  • From the section Africa