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Strip-woven wrapper, stitch resisted with raffia and indigo dyed with horizontal stripes.

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, 1960s

Dimensions

Length x width: 185.4 x 115.6 cm (73 x 45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2233

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton (strip-woven), resist dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles