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Woman's wrapper

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Woman's "patchwork"-like kente cloth of blue and white warp stripes and checkerboard patterning with multicolored complementary and supplementary weft patterning.

Provenance

Purchased by Ellie Schimelman in Ghana, 1980-1989; Purchased by the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples), 20th century

Object Place

Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 185.4 x 106.7 cm (73 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

2004.200

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts (strip woven)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes