Wrapper (Kente)

A work made of rayon and cotton, twenty-three narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, 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 rayon and cotton, twenty-three narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, 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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Artist

Asante

Title

Wrapper (Kente)

Origin

Ghana

Date

1900–1925

Medium

Rayon and cotton, twenty-three narrow woven strips with bands of warp-stripe plain weave, warp-stripe plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; and weft-faced plain weave; joined; main warp fringe

Dimensions

315.8 x 220.2 cm (124 1/4 x 86 3/4 in.) Approximate strip width: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1985.757

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