Man's wrapper (Akunitam)

African, Ghana (Asante peoples)
mid-late 20th century


Object Place: Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 335.9 x 205.7 cm (132 1/4 x 81 in.)

Accession Number

2005.164

Medium or Technique

Wool twill machine-embroidered in cotton with chain stitch

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large mantle of dark blue wool twill import cloth machine embroidered in

Provenance

Purchased from Charles Prince of Peace Kente Enterprise, Bonwire-Ashanti, Ghana by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham