textile: 2 panels formed lengthwise. commercial hacquared woven fabric with printed white flowers on a yellow-brown ground. overdied with indigo stripes and white end borders. looped black thread fringe attached to each end. Seller Alihamadu Konteh. technique: Cotton? kola & gara (indigo) over 'flower' candle stamp with taka overdye and gara borders on 'Chysanthemum briyons. Cloud background
Verbatim coll. place:
West Africa, Sierra Leone; Koindu market
8.3 For Manufacturing
June 23, 2004
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
length 161.5 centimeters and width 108 centimeters
Notation on Bascom Collection card: Notebook: 1549; 1707.