Man's wrapper (Aso oke)
African, Nigerian, Yoruba
mid 20th century
Length x width: 123.2 x 190.5 cm (48 1/2 x 75 in.) w/o fringe
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with silk and cotton supplementary patterning wefts (Strip weaving).
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Strip woven cloth in pink with blue and white gingham. Accents of yellow, green, and black. Fringe on two sides.
July, 1958, purchased at a market in Nigeria by Frances Steele, East Dennis, MA; 2011, gift of Steele to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)
Gift of Dr. Frances Steele in memory of Clara Steele