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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1959

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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Wrapper (Nigeria), early 20th century

This is a Wrapper. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is cotton and its technique is factory-woven plain weave, tied- and stitched-resist patterning, indigo dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 170.2 x 81 cm (5 ft. 7 in. x 31 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Wrapper (Nigeria), early 20th century; cotton; H x W: 170.2 x 81 cm (5 ft. 7 in. x 31 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1959-36-3

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