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Fragment (Nigeria)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 1961 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is cotton foundation, rayon embroidery and its technique is hand-loomed plain weave, machine-embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Robe
  • alaari (waste silk), cotton.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Paul F. Walter and from General Acquisitions....
  • 2015-17-1

Its dimensions are

H x W: 70.2 × 38.1 cm (27 5/8 × 15 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (Nigeria); cotton foundation, rayon embroidery; H x W: 70.2 × 38.1 cm (27 5/8 × 15 in.); 1961-26-2

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