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Cloth composed of ten hand woven cotton narrow strips hand sewn together selvedge to selvedge. There are three narrow strip patterns:
1.Dyed dark and light indigo and yellow cotton and dyed magenta silk warps and dyed indigo wefts. This combination of warps and wefts is used to create light and dark indigo and yellow warp stripes on a magenta background.
2.Dyed indigo and bleached white warps and wefts are used to create a chequered ground weave. The strips are further decorated with dyed magenta silk and dyed green cotton using the supplementary weft method forming a series of geometric shapes.
3.Dyed magenta silk warps and wefts are used to create a plain magenta silk strip.
The cloth is unhemmed.
Length: 180 centimetres
Width: 112 centimetres
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Af1900C3.37 (old CDMS no.)