Woven from palm fibres by the Pokomo people of Kenya along River Tana. They are usually in brown and white and have intricate designs sometimes with verses of the Qu'ran. This has inspired artists such as Carol Beckwith.


  • Title: Pokomo mat
  • Creator: Pokomo, Kenya
  • Manufacturer: Pokomo, Kenya
  • Location Created: Kenya
  • Type: Mat
  • Photographer: Kabutha Kago
  • Original Source: African Heritage House
  • Rights: African Heritage House
  • Medium: Palm fibre

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