Woman's wrapper

African, Mali (Baule peoples)
mid-20th century


Object Place: Mali

Dimensions

Height x width: 75 1/2 x 45 in. (191.8 x 114.3 cm)

Accession Number

2007.504

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; strip woven and stitch resisted

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s wrapper made of narrow strips of handspun indigo-dyed cotton plain weave, stitch resisted to create pattern

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