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Cloth

Museum number:
5-7039a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21057039a@2cb
Accession number:
Acc.2410
Object count:
2
Count note:
1
Description:
a) unfinished cloth, white cotton plain weave, 3/4ths tied into balls and at intervals into points w/ raffia; 41.2 x 56 cm. b) finished pattern of (a), indigo-dyed cotton; dots and large circles; 82.5 x 85.7 cm.
Donor:
Ruth Radmore and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Africa
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria; Abeokuta; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Ruth Radmore
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Raffia (fiber)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
finished tie-dyed cloths paired with half-finished knotted pieces. the finished section shows the pattern produced by the tied piece.
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
a— width 41.2 centimeters, b— length 85.7 centimeters, a— length 56 centimeters, and b— width 82.5 centimeters
Comment:
(Murdock 31:31)
Loans:
S1971-1972 #134: Fowler Museum of Cultural History (UC Los Angeles) (April 24, 1972–May 5, 1972), S1971-1972 #138: University of California, Los Angeles (May 20, 1972–May 26, 1972), and S1971-1972 #139: unknown borrower (May 26, 1972–September 18, 1972)
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