Silla Camara applies fo khoule – a paste of ground white limestone and water – to the mud wall, tagaye, of her house. Traditionally, only red earth, fo doumbe, black, fo bine, and white were used. In more recent years, the younger generation of women have added washing blue, boula; yellow, makka; and intermediate shades of pink and purple.
African Canvas – The Art of West African Women
By Margaret Courtney-Clarke
Published By: 1990