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Man's wrapper

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Man's wrapper composed of yellow silk plain weave strips patterned in field with green, black and red silk supplementary wefts creating alternating blocks of weft-faced checks of red, green and yellow and supplementary weft patterned traditional motifs on a yellow ground; border contains weft...

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Provenance

Purchased from Ouedraogo Mahama, New York, by David Lantz, New York by 2004; Purchased by the MFA, November 17, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Gold Dust (Sika Futuro)

African, Ghana (Asante peoples), 1910–30

Object Place

Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 274.3 x 213.4 cm (108 x 84 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2056

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with supplementary wefts (strip woven)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes