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Ghana or Togo

Man's Kente Wrapper, 1900/50

Cotton, twenty-four narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts, and bands of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave; joined; warp fringe
296.4 x 188.4 cm (116 3/4 x 74 1/8 in.)
Strip width: 7.4-8.3 cm (2 7/8-3 1/4 in.)

Gift of Dr. Jeffrey Hammer and Ms. Deborah Stokes, 1983.761

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