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Skirt

Textile

Object Number:2003-52-109
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Congo
Section:African
Materials:Grass Fiber
Pigment
Technique:Braided
Twisted
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1953.1.6 - Other Number

Description

Woman's skirt made of a twisted and braided cord holding two panels of grass fiber, one 14 inches (35.6cm) long and the other 4 3/4 inches (12cm); the grass fibers have been dyed dark brown; the longer panel has three bands of natural color on the dyed fibers.

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