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1901

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1925

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1959

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Textile (Nigeria)

This is a Textile. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is cotton and its technique is hand-loomed, tied-resist patterning in warp (ikat), indigo-dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 198.1 × 10.2 cm (6 ft. 6 in. × 4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Nigeria); cotton; H x W: 198.1 × 10.2 cm (6 ft. 6 in. × 4 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1959-36-2

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