- Museum number
Man's wrapper; composed of twenty-two narrow strips hand sewn together. Repeating dark and mid indigo, black and white handspun cotton warp stripes. Weft-faced bands aligned across cloth in red, white, and yellow cotton. Supplementary weft float geometric patterns aligned across cloth in white, blue, yellow and red cotton. Machine-stitched decorative and reinforced hems at both ends.
- Production date
- 20thC(early-20thC(mid) (?)
- Curator's comments
- Bondoukou cloths characterised by use of handspun cotton; white warp stripes bordering each narrow strip and predominance of geometric weft patterns.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 28 Nov 2018
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by the donor in October 2006 from African textile dealer/collector Duncan Clarke in London.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: II.H1 (Griffiths-Rudoe collection number)