Late 19th to early 20th century
Place of Creation: Saint Louis, Senegal
Overall: 243.84 x 121.92 cm (96 x 48 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave, stitch resist
Not On View
Large cotton wrapper made of trade cloth, dyed with indigo and patterned with stitch resist. twisted fringe at two ends. Arabic inscription.
2006, purchased in Ndiasane, Senegal and exported to Joss Graham Oriental Textiles, London; 2008, exported to the USA; purchased by the MFA (October 22, 2008).
Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham