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Fabric sample

Museum number:
5-16750
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Alternate number:
516750
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
1
Description:
sample of Yoruba narrow loom weaving composed of 2 joined swatches. both are striped; one with narrow tan, white, black stripes set off by a wide center stripe of white and indigo tripple bands of dark red are woven across the stripes. the second is woven of beige with a center stripe of yellow/blue red and white/indigo. each beige segment is bisected with a narrow indigo stripe. swatches are joined along 1 long edge.
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
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
June 23, 2004
Context of use:
clothing
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
length 20 centimeters and width 13 centimeters
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