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Museum number:
5-16393
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Alternate number:
B-1822 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
1
Description:
Yoruba tie-dyed (indigo and white) fabric panels. 15 - 20.5 cm solid indigo band on each end. dyed in three lengthwise of blocks, 27.5 cm x 37cm, decorated with tie dyed cross hatch patterns and asterisks. blocks separated by solid tie dyed bands of white. tied with raffia, fragments still adhering.
Donor:
Berta Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1943
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Raffia (fiber)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
June 23, 2004
Context of use:
household, clothing
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
length 171 centimeters and width 79 centimeters
Loans:
S1967-1968 #82: Design Department (UC Berkeley) (February 8, 1968–April 1, 1968)
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