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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    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.

  • Date

    • 2000s
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 356 centimetres
    • Width: 123.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    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.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    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.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number



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