Wax cloth

See Waxed cloth, under Waxed.

See also: Wax

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Social associations' uniforms are normally made of wax cloth (see Fokwang; Pommerolle and Ngameni); photographs are generally printed on the less expensive fancy cloth (printed only on one side) on which it is easier to bring out the details of the photographs.
The Cameroonian cases explicitly suggest that people consider wax cloth uniforms to be something connected with women.
The tables were covered in wax cloth and were laden with cups, saucers and plates with what seemed like a mountain of sandwiches, buns and cakes.
Shonibare's acerbic wit continues to target British historical class obsessions and values in Hound, 2000, a life-size tableau consisting of a pack of hounds and a cornered fox together with three headless hunters, their costumes again cut from Dutch wax cloth.
In some regions of Cameroon, especially in wedding ceremonies, printed wax cloth is considered to be the gift of choice for a man to present to his mother-in-law and to his wife-to-be, whose promise of fertility he thereby celebrates.
There is a tendency for the dresses of associations, which require their members to wear uniforms of wax cloth at certain events, to have the same designs and forms with little individual variation but not to carry portraits.