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Textile: single width of machine spun and machine plain woven cotton. A repeating stencilled pattern of stars and dots has been created through the use of the starch resist-dyed method. The textile was dipped in indigo. The textile is unhemmed
Length: 184 centimetres
Width: 85 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Register 1951:
Cotton cloth, stencilled star pattern in white, dyed indigo.
Adire stencilled cloth with * (onieri= earring) pattern. [see illustration, Register 1951, p.59).
209-213 W. NIGERIA, YORUBA tribe, ABEOKUTA.
NB In Nos. 213, 215,216,217, the white parts of the pattern are drawn in black. The effect of the drawings is that of a photographic negative. 214 is, k, as it appears.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1951 (04/01/1950)
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by the vendor from the maker on 04/01/1950.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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