Cloth; batik-dyed? cotton; purple cloth with red lines; printed pattern of hair combs outlined in black with red and black geometric patterns on handles; "BATIK DE WOODIN" printed in white along bottom border.
- Made in: Accra
- (Africa,Ghana,Greater Accra Region,Accra)
- Length: 356 centimetres
- Width: 123.5 centimetres
Woodin is a brand of new textiles with stamped impressions, which GTP, a company that produces under the license of the United African Company (UAC) introduced recently. It is a more expensive type of tie-and-bye- and batik textiles.
Not on display
Fieldwork collection made jointly by staff from the University of Ghana (Department of Archaeology) and the British Museum (Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas) in 2006 as part of a collaborative research and exhibition project.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF83911
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