Length of fabric

West African
1980s


Object Place: Ivory Coast, Africa

Dimensions

108 x 45 in.

Accession Number

2003.333

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, screen printed

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cotton fabric printed in stripes alternating with geometric block patterns forming a design of bands in orange, blue, green, and red evoking traditional strip-woven textiles, such as kente cloth. Selvedge stamped: “Grand Teint Cote d’Ivoire Gonfreville”

Markings

Selvage stamped: Grand Teint Cote d'Ivoire Gonfreville

Provenance

Purchased from Arrow Gallery, Chicago by Giles Kotcher, November 2002; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Giles Kotcher