- Museum number
Wrapper; composed of twenty-six narrow strips hand sewn together. Repeating indigo and white handspun cotton warp stripes. Weft-faced bands arranged irregularly across cloth in red and yellow cotton. Supplementary weft float geometric patterns in white cotton in bands at both ends of cloth. Double row of white cotton tassels at both borders. Loose and twisted warp thread fringes at both ends.
- Production date
- 20thC(early) (?)
Length: 284 centimetres (including fringes)
Width: 200 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Bondoukou cloths characterised by use of handspun cotton; white warp stripes at selvedge of each narrow strip and predominance of weft float patterns.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 28 Nov 2018
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by the donor in September 2007 from African textile dealer/collector Duncan Clarke in London.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: II.H4 (Griffiths-Rudoe collection number)