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Length of printed cotton

Six yards of printed cotton (enough for a woman's three piece ensemble); printed with alphabets on a black board, inspired by design of the late ninteenth century, combined with computer laptops and cds. Chartreuse green and red background with blue, red and black. Labeled, "Guaranteed real...

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Provenance

October 17, 2011, purchased from Vlisco by Bettina Burr; 2011, year-end gift of Burr to the MFA. (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Bettina Burr in honor of Chris Geary, Teel Senior Curator of African and Oceanic Art

Dutch, for the African market, 2011

Dimensions

Length x width: 119.4 x 548.6 cm (47 x 216 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2229

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, roller printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed, roller