Niger or Upper Volta, Djerma
Length x width: 254 x 139.7 cm (100 x 55 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with supplementary cotton patterning wefts (strip-woven)
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Large strip woven blanket. Ivory ground of imported cotton yarn patterned with stripes and geometric designs in red, blue and gold. Strips sewn together by machine.
By 1969, purchased in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, by Eli and Carolyn Newberger, Brookline, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Newbergers to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)
Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger