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Robe

Object Number:
81-2-5
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Yoruba
Provenience:
Nigeria
Section:
African
Materials:
Cotton
Description:
Blue robe with light blue embroidery on the front and back. One side is almost covered with intricate patterns in several different kinds of stitches. The inside of the robe is lined with purple cotton gauze. This type of robe is worn by an Oba or as a dress-up costume for anyone.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Robert M. Bruckman

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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