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Head Cloth

Sash

Textile

Object Number:2003-63-154
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Liberia
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Woven
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1894.1.15 - Other Number

Description

White headcloth or sash consisting of thirteen narrow cotton strips sewn together at various intervals by pairs of braided thread to form an open weave design; long braided tassels are attached to the end of every braided strip.

Bibliography:

[Article] Latimer, Dwaune D. 2015. "The People & Products of Colonization: Africa at the Chicago and Paris Expositions". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 57. no. 1. pg. 22-26 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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