- Museum number
Trousers (fulani) composed of five pieces of machine woven cotton machine sewn together. The legs of the trousers are decorated with machine embroidery in dyed yellow, green and bleached white cotton. The embroidery forms borders and a central block decorated with geometric patterning.
- Production date
- 1971 ((?) purchased by vendor)
Length: 69.50 centimetres
Width: 71.50 centimetres
- Not on display
- Fair with three small areas of fading.
- Acquisition date
- 2008 (8 September)
- Acquisition notes
- This collection was made over a ten year period in the late 1960s and early 1970s when the vendor and collector, Dr David Heathcote, was Head of Art History at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, northern Nigeria. His PhD research focused on the study of Hausa embroidered dress; this collection was formed as a result of his extensive field research.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: C72b (Heathcote collection number)