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Trade cloth woven in white and dark blue. Resist dyed with indigo. Fringe on 2 edges.

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

Burkina Faso, Bobo-Dyula, 1960s

Dimensions

Length x width: 165.1 x 112.4 cm (65 x 44 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2234

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (machine woven) resist-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles