- Museum number
Man's hooded cloak, akhnif; woven using slit-tapestry technique in black-dyed wool and goat's hair. Semi-circular cloak with red-dyed wool 'eye' pattern on back embroidered with geometric designs across centre of eye in mutilcoloured wool and cotton. Hood has tassel at top. Outer edge of cloak has warp thread fringes.
- Production date
- 1950s (late)
Length: 146 centimetres (hem to hood, including fringes)
Length: 166 centimetres (tassel extended: hem to hood)
Width: 239 centimetres (extended: including fringes)
- Curator's comments
- Woven in single piece by women using the slit-tapestry technique.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number