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Apparel fabric wax resisted and printed with horiztonal registers of a woman's leg from below the knee; she wears fish-net stockings and a high-heeled shoe; blue background pattern with leg in red and blue divided by red bands; Selvedge printed: "UNTL Veritable UNTL Wax A6791," paper label:...

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Purchased in Makola market, Accra, by the MFA, February 23, 2005

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Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

African, Nigerian, about 2004

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Overall: 182.9 x 116.8 cm (72 x 46 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, wax resisted and printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Resist, combination