Man's wrapper

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples)
20th century


Object Place: Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 275.6 x 160 cm (108 1/2 x 63)

Accession Number

2004.197

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts (strip woven)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s kente cloth of multicolored warp stripes and multicolored complementary and supplementary weft patterning with orange leaf-like and white diamond-like designs.

Provenance

Purchased by Ellie Schimelman in Ghana, 1980-1989; Purchased by the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham