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Cotton fabric printed in stripes alternating with geometric block patterns forming a design of bands in orange, blue, green, and red evoking traditional strip-woven textiles, such as kente cloth. Selvedge stamped: "Grand Teint Cote d'Ivoire Gonfreville"

Marks

Selvage stamped: Grand Teint Cote d'Ivoire Gonfreville

Provenance

Purchased from Arrow Gallery, Chicago by Giles Kotcher, November 2002; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Giles Kotcher

West African, 1980s

Object Place

Ivory Coast

Dimensions

108 x 45 in.

Accession Number

2003.333

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, screen printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles