Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Yes, but they are mostly the same handicrafts all over Africa now. Pagne material is a must buy! - May 2020

Well there are some, but I wouldn't say that it is a "shopping post". - Feb 2020

There is a wide variety of African art and woodwork to collect. - Mar 2017

Some crafts are available, but it's not as developed here as in other parts of the world. - Aug 2015

In general, crafts here are not good. The good stuff is around, but it is very expensive. Lots of people buy material at Woodin which is made in Cote d'Ivoire and have clothes and other things made. - Jun 2009

Handpainted fabric with Senoufo designs; handcarved wooden items, incl masks, chairs, and figurines; and interesting and colorful African fabric. Tailors are skilled, relatively inexpensive, and can make fabulous things to order here simply from pictures. - Jan 2009

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