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Cloth

Textile

Object Number:2003-70-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Woven
Sewn
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1912.1.18 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular cloth made of twenty (6 cm) strips woven of blue cotton with white stripes in the warp and weft creating a checkered effect. Both ends have a (6.7 cm) strip of woven undyed cotton running along the width of piece; at one end, the last two strips on one side extend (26cm) beyond the end of the piece, the ends of these strips are unhemmed.

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