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Man's Riding Robe

A work made of cotton, strips of warp-resist dyed striped plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; embroidered with silk in open chain stitches; faced with cotton, warp-faced stripe plain weave and plain weave.

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  • A work made of cotton, strips of warp-resist dyed striped plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; embroidered with silk in open chain stitches; faced with cotton, warp-faced stripe plain weave and plain weave.

Date:

1875/1920 (before 1920)

Artist:

Yoruba
Cloth woven in Ilorin, Nigeria; probably Hausa or Nupe
Needlework and assembly in northern or central Nigeria
Coastal West Africa

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Culture

Yoruba

Title

Man's Riding Robe

Origin

Nigeria

Date

Made 1875–1920

Medium

Cotton, strips of warp-resist dyed striped plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; embroidered with silk in open chain stitches; faced with cotton, warp-faced stripe plain weave and plain weave

Dimensions

125.1 × 362.8 cm (49 1/4 × 103 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Maurice D. Galleher Endowment

Reference Number

1997.59

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