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A work made of six strips joined: cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; main warp fringe.

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  • A work made of six strips joined: cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; main warp fringe.

Date:

Mid–20th century (probably before 1950)

Artist:

Probably Guinea-Bissau

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Wrapper or Cover

Place

Guinea-Bissau (Object made in)

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Made 1900–1975

Medium

Six strips joined: Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; main warp fringe

Dimensions

212.6 × 130.3 cm (83 3/4 × 51 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Alsdorf Foundation Fund; O. Renard Goltra Endowment

Reference Number

2002.277

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