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Kente-style Wrapper

A work made of silk and rayon, twenty-four narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts, and weft-faced plain weave; joined; main warp fringe.

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  • A work made of silk and rayon, twenty-four narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts, and weft-faced plain weave; joined; main warp fringe.

Date:

1900/25

Artist:

Asante
Ghana

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Culture

Asante

Title

Kente-style Wrapper

Origin

Ghana

Date

Made 1900–1925

Medium

Silk and rayon, twenty-four narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts, and weft-faced plain weave; joined; main warp fringe

Dimensions

321.2 x 199.6 cm (126 3/8 x 78 5/8 in.) Approximate strip width: 8.3 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1985.756

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