- Museum number
Pattern-sheet; drawn on paper; rectangular piece of paper, mounted on canvas backing, drawn with coloured geometric designs.
Height: 92.50 centimetres (framed)
Height: 69 centimetres
Width: 126.50 centimetres (framed)
Width: 102 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres (framed)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1939:
'Specimens of designs used by the Moslem Nupes of Bida, n. Nigeria for illuminating manuscripts and Korans: each design is understood to have its individual meaning.'
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015-2016 16 Oct - 16 Feb, London, British Library, West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected by donor in northern Nigeria between 1909 and 1934.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number