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Textile (Nigeria)

This is a Textile. It is dated mid- 20th century and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is cotton and its technique is factory-woven plain weave, stitched-resist patterning, indigo-dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Textile Department Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 188 cm (6 ft. 2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Nigeria); cotton; H x W: 188 cm (6 ft. 2 in.); Museum purchase from Textile Department Fund; 1979-23-4

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