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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

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Woman's Wrapper (Nigeria), early 20th century

This is a Woman's wrapper. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton, silk or rayon (?) and its technique is hand-loomed warp-faced plain weave, supplementary weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 185.4 x 111.1 cm (73 x 43 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Woman's Wrapper (Nigeria), early 20th century; cotton, silk or rayon (?); H x W: 185.4 x 111.1 cm (73 x 43 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs Calvin W. Stillman; 1969-11-8

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