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Wrapper (Kente)

A work made of silk, twenty-six narrow woven strips of warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; joined; warp fringe.

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  • A work made of silk, twenty-six narrow woven strips of warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; joined; warp fringe.

Date:

1901/25

Artist:

Asante
Ghana

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Culture

Asante

Title

Wrapper (Kente)

Origin

Ghana

Date

Made 1901–1925

Medium

Silk, twenty-six narrow woven strips of warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; joined; warp fringe

Dimensions

354.3 x 219.7 cm (139 3/8 x 86 5/8 in.) Maximum strip width: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1983.193

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