African (Dida peoples)
Overall (with fringe): 33.7 x 94 cm (13 1/4 x 37 in.)
Medium or Technique
Raffia, oblique plaited and stitch-resist dyed
Not On View
Narrow tubular woman’s skirt of raffia, oblique plaited and stitch-resist dyed with gold, ochre and brown; finely-stitched pattern of dark brown at top and three rectangular blocks at mid-section, with smaller gold and ochre blocks; dark brown fringe at bottom.
By April 2004, purchased in Toulouse France by Tim and Bobbi Hamill; Gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 19, 2007)
Gift of Tim and Bobbi Hamill, Hamill Gallery of African Art