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Woman's Wrapper

A work made of cotton, sixteen narrow woven strips of warp-stripe, warp-faced plain weave, some with bands of weft-faced plain weave and warp-faced plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps and supplementary brocading wefts; pieced.

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  • A work made of cotton, sixteen narrow woven strips of warp-stripe, warp-faced plain weave, some with bands of weft-faced plain weave and warp-faced plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps and supplementary brocading wefts; pieced.

Date:

1925/75

Artist:

Asante
Ghana

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Asante

Title

Woman's Wrapper

Origin

Ghana

Date

Made 1925–1975

Medium

Cotton, sixteen narrow woven strips of warp-stripe, warp-faced plain weave, some with bands of weft-faced plain weave and warp-faced plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps and supplementary brocading wefts; pieced

Dimensions

208.5 × 136.4 cm (82 1/8 × 53 5/8 in.) Approximate strip width: (3 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Primitive Art Society of Chicago

Reference Number

1984.1046

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