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Tent hanging (Arkilla Kerka)

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Sheep's wool, goat hair and cotton; weft-faced plain weave and tapestry weave with supplementary-weft patterning

Credit Line

Gift of Lee D. Gillespie

African, Mali, Fulani, 20th century

Object Place

Guimballa Region, Mali


172.72 cm (68 in.); Legacy dimension: 172.1 x 472.7 cm (68 1/2 x 186 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Sheep's wool, goat hair, cotton; weft-faced plain weave, supplementary weft floats, tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts