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Commemorative cloth

Blue and white cotton textile with abstract patterning and two repeating motifs. A column from top to bottom with "NGUON," medallion, characters/symbols, and statue with standing figures and rectangular panel titled "La Dynastie Du Royaume Bamoun" with printed portraits, names, and dates for...

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Provenance

December 2004, purchased by Christraud Geary, Medford, MA in the market of Foumban, Cameroon; 2009, year-end gift of Geary to the MFA (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Christraud M. Geary

La Dynastie Du Royaume Bamoun

African (Cameroon), about 2002

Object Place

Cameroon, Africa

Dimensions

Length x width: 115.6 x 537.2 cm (45 1/2 x 211 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5439

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, screen printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles