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Strip-woven cover

African (Bamana)
late 19th century


Object Place: Mali

Dimensions

135 x 263 cm (53 1/8 x 103 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.63 x 1.35

Accession Number

22.204

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; strip-woven

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven in with blue and white cotton on a blue cotton warp in narrow strips about .15 wide and sewed together; the design is of plain and figures stripes; there is a deep fringe at each end.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection