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Textile length

African, Nigerian
about 2004
United Nigeria Textiles Limited (UNTL) (Nigerian)


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Overall: 182.9 x 116.8 cm (72 x 46 in.)

Accession Number

2005.66

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, wax resisted and printed

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Combination

Apparel fabric wax resisted and printed with horiztonal registers of a woman’s leg from below the knee; she wears fish-net stockings and a high-heeled shoe; blue background pattern with leg in red and blue divided by red bands; Selvedge printed: “UNTL Veritable UNTL Wax A6791,” paper label: “Guaranteed Real Wax Prints, 100% cotton”

Provenance

Purchased in Makola market, Accra, by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham