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Textile: composed of two widths of hand woven lengths hand sewn together selvedge to selvedge. Plain woven: dyed dark blue, light blue, black and bleached white warps: dyed dark blue wefts. This combination of warps and wefts is used to create alternating warp stripes and groups of stripes of varying widths in black, dark blue, light blue and white. The textile is finished by a fringe of unworked warps.
Length: 185 centimetres (including fringe)
Width: 116.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- In [Af1952,1952,26.22&23], the dye (probably) from the leaves of the guinea-corn when red, producing a mauve colour.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- 1- Collection made by the donor's father, mainly between 1891 & 1901, from S.Nigeria (Register 1952).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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