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Worgaba (Corn Energy)

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples)
about 2004
Designed by Gilbert Bobbo Ahiagble (Ghanaian (Ewe)), Woven by Kokunvi Amegayi (Ghanaian, born about 1960)


Object Place: Ghana

Dimensions

Overall: 236.2 x 146.1 cm (93 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.65

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary continuous patterning wefts; strips machine stitched (strip woven)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Provenance

Purchased from Bobbo Ahiagble, Craft Institute of Kente Weaving, Denu, Ghana by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham