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Woman's mantle

Navy (indigo) blue and white striped woman's mantle. Resist dyed. Fringed on two ends.

Provenance

About 1977, acquired in the Ivory Coast by Jean-Michel Rostoker, Paris, France; 2012, sold by Rostoker to Andres Moraga, Berkeley, CA; 2013, sold by Moraga to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

African, Ivory Coast, Dioula (Dyula), mid 20th century

Dimensions

Length x width: 157.5 x 94 cm (62 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

2013.324

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave; strip-woven and tie-dyed with indigo, glass bead

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles