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1901

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1969

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Woman's Head Wrap (Nigeria), early to mid-20th century

This is a Woman's head wrap. It is dated early to mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton, rayon and its technique is hand-loomed warp-faced plain weave, supplementary weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Calvin W. Stillman. It is credited Gift of Mrs Calvin W. Stillman.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 193 × 62.9 cm (6 ft. 4 in. × 24 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Head Wrap (Nigeria), early to mid-20th century; cotton, rayon; H x W: 193 × 62.9 cm (6 ft. 4 in. × 24 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs Calvin W. Stillman; 1969-11-6

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