An uncut pair of rectangular, printed cotton cloths, kanga, with four borders composed of black and white lines, dots and squares. The borders enclose a central design composed of a grid pattern of alternate rectangles of white and coloured dots on a black ground..
- Made in: Dar Es SalaamUrafiki Textile Company
- (Africa,Tanzania,Dar es Salaam)
- Found/Acquired: Nairobi, Maasai market
- Length: 160 centimetres (Single pattern)
- Width: 105 centimetres
- Length: 319 centimetres (Whole cloth)
Inscription ContentMAMA NIBARIKI MUNGU ANIZIDISHIE
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Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription ContentKHANGA NZITO. MALI YA TANZANIA MAMA @ ART 1171
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF76877
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