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Man's wrapper

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Plaited raffia man's wrapper, tie-dyed with ochre colors, fringe at two ends.

Provenance

Before 2000, David Lantz, New York [see note 1]; 2000, sold by Lantz to the MFA (Accession date: March 22, 2000) NOTES: [1] Lantz acquired the object from a Japanese private collection.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund, Textile Income Purchase Fund, The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange, and Alice J. Morse Fund

African (Dida peoples), about 1900

Object Place

Ivory Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 151 x 151 cm (59 7/16 x 59 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.575

Medium or Technique

Raffia, plaited and tie-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes