University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBoubou
Object Number: 2003-53-22
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Djibouti
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Pigment
Technique:Woven
Sewn
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.772 - Other Number

Description

A long child's robe with short sleeves, machine woven of cotton with a printed design of alternating stripes of red with tiny yellow flowers and yellow with tiny red arrow-head like designs, edge at pocket, neckline, sleeves and hem with dark blue bindings; there is a pocket on the right side.


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