Length of fabric

African (Mozambique)
early 21st century

Object Place: Mozambique, Africa


Height x width: 43 1/2 x 70 1/2 in. (110.5 x 179.1 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Brown textile with rows of red and white Coca-Cola cans, red flowers, and Enjoy! with Coca-Cola logo. Selvedge is printed with: “MBS 9929.”


Before about 2003, purchased in Mozambique by Henrietta Dax, owner of Clarke's Book Store, Cape Town, South Africa; about 2003 or 2004, purchased from Dax by Christraud M. Geary, Medford, MA, at African Studies Association meetings, Boston or New Orleans; gift of Geary to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Christraud M. Geary