- Museum number
Man's wrapper; composed of twenty-two narrow strips hand sewn together. Repeating indigo and white handspun cotton warp stripes. Weft-faced bands arranged in three blocks at top, centre and bottom of cloth in red, indigo, white and yellow cotton. Supplementary weft float geometric patterns in red, yellow and white cotton in centre of cloth and across weft-faced bands. Short warp thread fringes at both ends.
- Production date
- 20thC(early)-20thC(mid) (?)
- 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 August 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.H5 (Griffiths-Rudoe collection number)