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

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Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Gold Dust (Sika Futuro)

African, Ghana (Asante peoples), 1910–30

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with supplementary wefts (strip woven)


Textiles and Fashion Arts