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Woman's wrapper

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Woman's wrapper in blue and white. Stencil resist-dyed indigo. Pieced together in center.


July, 1958, purchased at a market in Nigeria by Frances Steele, East Dennis, MA; 2011, gift of Steele to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frances Steele in memory of Clara Steele

African, Nigerian, mid 20th century


Length x width: 161.3 x 165.1 cm (63 1/2 x 65 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton. Stencil resist-dyed indigo.


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Textiles, Resist, stenciled