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Museum number:
5-16404
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Alternate number:
B-1898 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
1
Description:
Yoruba tie dyed (indigo and white) fabric panel. dyed in 7 lengthwise bands featuring a zigzag pattern of leaf shapes. christian crosses in each triangle formed by leaves, tied with raffia, fragments still adhering.
Donor:
Berta Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
West Africa; Nigeria; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1937-1938
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:
width 82 centimeters and length 183 centimeters
Comment:
Notation on verso of card: Pencil sketch of fabrics dyed design. Same as 1823 and 1824. PAHMA Storage Loc: U-3-10
Loans:
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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