Man's wrapper

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples)
20th century


Object Place: Kpetoe, Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 292.1 x 160 cm (115 x 63 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2061

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary weft patterning; strip woven and pieced

On View

Richard B. Carter Gallery (Gallery 171)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s wrapper of nineteen stripes stitched together

Provenance

1979, sold by Jeffrey and Deborah Stokes Hammer to Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2006, year-end gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain