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Indigo dyed cotton in two dark shades of blue. Strip woven.

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

West African, Nigerian, possibly Hausa, 1960s

Dimensions

Length x width: 147.3 x 111.8 cm (58 x 44 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2235

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (strip-woven)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles