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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Raffia, plaited and tie-dyed


Textiles and Fashion Arts