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Object Timeline

1950

  • Work on this object began.

1961

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Baby Carrier (Nigeria), mid- 20th century

This is a Baby carrier. It is dated mid- 20th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is cotton and its technique is hand-loomed warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 166 x 32 cm (5 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 12 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Baby Carrier (Nigeria), mid- 20th century; cotton; H x W: 166 x 32 cm (5 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 12 5/8 in.); 1961-25-1

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