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Cloth

Textile

Object Number:2003-65-111
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Madagascar
Section:African
Materials:Raffia
Silk
Cotton
Technique:Woven
Dyed
Length: 261.5 cm
Width: 96.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1900.1.323 - Other Number

Description

Rectangular cloth made in 2 stripes of warp faced weave with undyed raffia in the warp; border on both sides of red silk; border at both ends of red, blue, yellow, white cotton; red weft stripes at both ends; 3 1/2" (9cm) twisted fringe at both ends.

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 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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