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Garment; tunic; (?)kusaibi; made of seven strips of hand-woven narrow strip woven cotton hand-sewn together selvedge to selvedge to produce a rectangular item hemmed around the neck and along the base. Plain weave; natural cotton coloured warp; dyed pink light and dark blue cotton and natural cotton coloured cotton wefts. The decoration is dominated by the varying arrangements of different width stripes which are part of the ground weave and in some places in supplementary weft in dark and light blue. There are also a small number of areas in which triangular, check and dot based patterns dominate.
Length: 96 centimetres
Width: 124 centimetres (fully extended)
- Not on display
- Good: Stable and complete.
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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