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Cloth

Textile

Object Number:2003-70-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Woven
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1912.1.16 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular muslin cloth made in twelve 2 1/4 in. strips woven in a gauze weave with blue and white cotton warp stripes; small twisted fringes on both ends. This type of cloth would be worn as a skirt or wrap-around. The yarn-dyed threads are very loosely woven.

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