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Textile: composed of two lengths of plain woven cotton hand sewn together selvedge to selvedge: dyed dark blue, light blue, mauve and bleached white warps and dyed dark blue wefts. This combination of warps and wefts is used to create a combination of warp stripes in dark blue, light blue, mauve and white in varying widths and colour combinations. The textile is finished by a fringe of unworked warps. On one side of the cloth the end has been folded over and machine sewn creating a fringe 5cm away from the edge.
Length: 191 centimetres (including fringe)
Width: 128 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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