A rectangular machine-printed yellow cotton cloth, kanga, with a polka dot border with red-brown cashew fruit and nut motifs, enclosing a central rectangular design within which is a single large image of a fruit and leaves.The cloth carries no inscription; it is well worn and has been locally repaired in a number of places.
- 1950s (?)
- Made in: India (?)
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Found/Acquired: Zanzibar (island), "Tree beneath which fish were sold"
- (Africa,Tanzania,Zanzibar (state),Zanzibar (island))
- Width: 117 centimetres
- Length: 150 centimetres
kangas are printed and purchased in pairs, then cut into single cloths before wear.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF64833
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