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Cloth

Museum number:
5-16390
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050016390
Alternate number:
B-1790 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.4739
Object count:
1
Description:
narrow loomed keta cloth composed of 18 stripes woven in lengthwise stripes of navy, yellow, blue-gray, green, navy, brown, and tan. warp overlap band of crosswise stripes in bright colors are interspaced along the length of each band. strips are hand sewn together and hand hemmed at each end. Purchased at Kumasi Market
Donor:
Berta Bascom
Collection place:
Kumasi, Ghana
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1943
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
June 23, 2004
Context of use:
Household
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
width 180.5 centimeters and length 275 centimeters
Comment:
PAHMA Storage Loc: U-3-9
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