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
335.2 x 231 cm (132 x 91 in.)
Strip width: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Richard Faletti, the Faletti Family Collection
Extended information about this artwork
The Art Institute of Chicago. “African Art at The Art Institute of Chicago.” Museum Studies. vol. 23, no. 2. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997. p. 142 (image only).
The Art Institute of Chicago, Africa, Oceania and the Americas Galleries, In conjunction with Gift, Bequest and Purchase: A Selection of Textile Acquisitions from
1988–1992, January 25–December 8, 1994
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