African (Mossi peoples, Burkina Faso)
Object Place: Burkina Faso
Overall: 101.6 x 160 cm (40 x 63 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave (strip-woven); embroidered with cotton.
Not On View
1968, crafts fair in Fad'n Gourma, Burkina Faso; 1968, purchased by Babette Sliker; sold by Sliker to Eli and Carolyn Newberger, Brookline, MA [see note 1]; 2010, gift of the Newbergers to the MFA. (Accession date: May 19, 2010)
 Provenance as related by Carolyn Newberger in e-mail correspondance with curator Pam Parmal, April 3, 2010.
Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger