"Ijoisimabemba": Because of the depth given by its geometric shapes, this design is called, "the nest of the pigeon".
"Masefi": The small pinwheel diamond shapes are echoed by the larger diamonds that surround them. The pinwheel diamonds are said to represent seashells, giving this design its name.
"Tchinyenjile": The diagonal bars on the sides of this mat symbolize ribs, and the four diamond shapes on either end are the eyes of a "two-headed serpent".
Les formes sudistes, qu'on trouve dans les nattes vili
"Kulemoine": The complexity of this pattern necessitates that it is woven only during daylight hours. Kulemoine literally means, "weave me during the daytime".
"Lilembe": The divergent triangles on this mat represent a disobedient child. In Vili, lilembe means "the hard-headed child"
"Bibaka": In the Vili language, this means, "the wall". It is said to symbolize the walls of a village home.
the forms Fangs are curves, triangles and hatched pattern.
Approaches of different forms in Mitsogho
The different forms of tatoux Mitsogho in a Greek cross with four equal arms (ndjaka), a cross of St. Andrew in the shape of X (Mopaaa), in a circle (ebongege), a diamond (esongo), simple vertical lines, horizontal or oblique (Benda), and women, points of relief (madonda)