Woman's wrapper

African, Nigeria (Yoriba peoples)
mid-20th century


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Height x width: 70 x 51 in. (177.8 x 129.5 cm)

Accession Number

2007.503

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, strip woven and ikat dyed

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s wrapper made of narrow strips stitched together. Indigo, white and magenta warp strip, accented with warp ikat.

Provenance

By 2005, Josh Graham Gallery, London; 2007, sold by Graham to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund