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Man's wrapper

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Man's strip-woven wrapper of 3.5" strips of green warp stripes alternating with red, gold, and black warp stripes; patterned with bands of weft-faced stripes of in red, gold and black and green alternating with bands patterned with discontinous patterning wefts


2007, purchased at Akka in Rome, Italy by Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, MA; gift of Phillips to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips

Kente Cloth

Asona Nsaduaso

African, Ghana (Asante peoples), mid 20th century

Object Place

Ghana, Africa


Height x width: 81 x 128 in. (205.7 x 325.1 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave with supplementary discontinuous patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts