Double length printed cotton cloth, kanga, with design commemorating Michael Jackson (American pop star). Repeating border design of musical instruments. Central heart-shaped design has large head and shoulders image of Michael Jackson holding microphone surrounded by white stars. Flanking this central motif are further smaller representations of Michael Jackson in different poses. Motto in KiSwahili directly below central image.
- Made in: Tanzania
- Found/Acquired: Nairobi
- Length: 320 centimetres
- Width: 106 centimetres
Inscription Positionbelow central image
Inscription ContentDaima tutakukumbukin
2013 14 Feb-21 April, London, BM, Social fabric: African textiles today--textiles of southern and eastern Africa
Collected by donor during trip to Kenya in December 2009 while working with colleagues from the National Museums of Kenya on the development of a kanga (printed cloth) exhibition.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF116941
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