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Textile length

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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

African, Nigerian, about 2004

Object Place

Nigeria

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2005.66

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, wax resisted and printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Resist, combination