From: Liberia

Curatorial Section: African

View All (1) Object Images

Native Name Boubou
Object Number 2003-63-196
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Liberia
Section African
Materials Cotton
Technique Woven | Dyed | Sewn

Sleeveless robe made of 16 1/4 inch (41.3 cm) strips running vertically in the center of the robe and 12 3/4 inch (32.4 cm) strips running horizontally on either side; rectangular pocket on front; designs in red, blue, white woven in; Arabic characters woven in; sides sen part of length , rest left open for armholes.

Height 93.4 cm
Width 169.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1894.1.29 - Other Number

Report problems and issues to