- Museum number
Woman's rectangular head-shawl (mushtiya)? or rug ? made of red-dyed wool with long fringes at either end of twisted wool. Central horizontal pattern band and two end bands. Triangle and lozenge patterns woven parallel to long sides and down centre of shawl in synthetic ? blue wool.
- Production date
Length: 253 centimetres
Width: 104 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Uncertain whether this is a head-shawl or a floor-covering. It is extremely heavy.
- Not on display
- Good. Some tassels missing from the fringes.
- Acquisition date
- 1998 (25 February)
- Acquisition notes
- This fieldwork collection was purchased, together with Af1998,02-03, using BP (British Petroleum) sponsorship in February-March 1998.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number