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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

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Wrapper (Nigeria), 1950s

This is a Wrapper. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1962. 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.

This object was donated by Estate of Mary Kirby. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mary Kirby.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 164.1 × 87.9 cm (5 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 34 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Wrapper (Nigeria), 1950s; cotton; H x W: 164.1 × 87.9 cm (5 ft. 4 5/8 in. × 34 5/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mary Kirby; 1962-117-3

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