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Cloth

Museum number:
5-7041a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21057041a@2cb
Accession number:
Acc.2410
Object count:
2
Description:
a) unfinished cloth, white cotton, plain weave, all but two edges tied into balls w/ raffia; 49.5 x 54.6 cm. b) finished pattern of (a); indigo-dyed cotton; over-all design of small circles; 84 x 81.2 cm.
Donor:
Ruth Radmore and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Africa
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria; Abeokuta; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Ruth Radmore
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1968
Context of use:
finished tie-dyed cloths paired with half-finished knotted pieces. the finished section shows the pattern produced by the tied piece.
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
b— width 81.2 centimeters, a— width 49.5 centimeters, b— length 84 centimeters, and a— length 54.6 centimeters
Comment:
(Murdock 31:31)
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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