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Man's wrapper

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Man's kente cloth of multicolored warp stripes and multicolored complementary and supplementary weft patterning with orange leaf-like and white diamond-like designs.

Provenance

Purchased by Ellie Schimelman in Ghana, 1980-1989; Purchased by the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples), 20th century

Object Place

Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 275.6 x 160 cm (108 1/2 x 63)

Accession Number

2004.197

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts (strip woven)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes