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Cloth

Textile

Object Number:2003-70-70
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Cotton
Raffia
Technique:Woven
Sewn
Height: 305.3 cm
Width: 174 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1912.1.6 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular cloth made of twenty-four 3 inch strips of undyed cotton; one half of the piece has a design drawn on in ink; on the other half, the design has been sewn with raffia prior to dying; both ends infinished; one end has an area with blue warp yarns that stop soon and an area dyed blue; stitched.

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