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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2021

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Blanket (kaasa) (Nigeria)

This is a Blanket (kaasa). It was woven by Fulani people. We acquired it in 1969. Its medium is hand-spun wool, cotton and its technique is hand-loomed weft-faced plain weave with supplementary weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Blanket (kaasa) (Nigeria); Woven by Fulani people ; hand-spun wool, cotton; 1969-11-10

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