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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.
- Production date
Length: 320 centimetres
Width: 106 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 14 Feb-21 April, London, BM, Social Fabric: African textiles today--textiles of southern and eastern Africa
2015 23 May - 6 Sept, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Social Fabric: African Textiles Today
2015-2016 19 Sept-24 Jan, Ipswich Museum, Social Fabric: African Textiles Today
2016 20 Feb-29 May, Walthamstow, William Morris Gallery, Social Fabric: African Textiles Today
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- Acquisition notes
- 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 and the Americas
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