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Wrapper (Kente)

A work made of silk, cotton, and rayon, twenty-seven narrow woven strips of plain weave with bands of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and bands of plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; joined.

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  • A work made of silk, cotton, and rayon, twenty-seven narrow woven strips of plain weave with bands of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and bands of plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; joined.

Date:

1925/75

Artist:

Asante
Ghana

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Culture

Asante

Title

Wrapper (Kente)

Origin

Ghana

Date

Made 1925–1975

Medium

Silk, cotton, and rayon, twenty-seven narrow woven strips of plain weave with bands of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and bands of plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts; joined

Dimensions

335.2 x 231 cm (132 x 91 in.) Strip width: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Faletti, the Faletti Family Collection

Reference Number

1991.761

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