Woman's wrapper

African, Nigerian
mid 20th century


Dimensions

Length x width: 161.3 x 165.1 cm (63 1/2 x 65 in.)

Accession Number

2011.499

Medium or Technique

Cotton. Stencil resist-dyed indigo.

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Stenciled

Woman’s wrapper in blue and white. Stencil resist-dyed indigo. Pieced together in center.

Provenance

July, 1958, purchased at a market in Nigeria by Frances Steele, East Dennis, MA; 2011, gift of Steele to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Frances Steele in memory of Clara Steele