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Man's 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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Yoruba

Title

Man's Robe

Place

Nigeria (Object made in)

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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