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Textile length

possibly Chinese
about 2004
Auden (Chinese (probably))

Object Place: China


Overall: 182.9 x 120 cm (72 x 47 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, wax resisted and printed

Not On View


Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Length of apparel fabric, wax resisted and printed with pen design of alternating rectangles enclosing blue, red and yellow ball-point pen; rectangles decorated with green background and yellow pinstripe alternate with rectangles with red background and blue check lattice; Selvedge printed: “Auden Veritable Real Wax”; original paper label printed: “Guaranteed Real Wax, Auden, Manchester England, Produced in Accordance with British Patent NO. 2285064.”


Purchased in Makola market, Accra, by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham