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Tunic

Tunic with black and white stripes. Wide sleeves, neckline is decorated with red and yellow embroidery.

Provenance

By 1969, purchased in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, by Eli and Carolyn Newberger; 2011, gift of the Newbergers to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger

African, Nigerian, Possibly Hausa, 1960s

Dimensions

Center back: 73.7 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2236

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave machine embroidered with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles