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Textile

Museum number:
5-16773
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
B-1895 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
1
Description:
Yoruba indigo tie dyed textile; 13cm wide border at each end with asterisk like pattern. body of fabric divided into blocks by white tie dyed band, with various tie dyed patterns in each block. commercially woven fabric tied with raffia; fragments still adhering. Conservation: yellow stains.
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
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 84.5 centimeters and length 201 centimeters
Loans:
S1971-1972 #134: Fowler Museum of Cultural History (UC Los Angeles) (April 24, 1972–May 5, 1972)
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