Man's Adinkra Wrapper

A work made of six panels joined of factory-produced cotton, plain weave self-patterned by warp and weft floats; embroidered with silk floss and viscose rayon threads in chain stitches.

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  • A work made of six panels joined of factory-produced cotton, plain weave self-patterned by warp and weft floats; embroidered with silk floss and viscose rayon threads in chain stitches.

Date:

Early 20th century (after 1904)

Artist:

Asante
Ghana
Coastal West Africa

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Artist

Asante

Title

Man's Adinkra Wrapper

Origin

Ghana

Date

1905–1950

Medium

Six panels joined of factory-produced cotton, plain weave self-patterned by warp and weft floats; embroidered with silk floss and viscose rayon threads in chain stitches

Dimensions

335.3 x 289.6 cm (132 x 114 in.)

Credit Line

African and Amerindian Art Purchase Fund; African and Amerindian Curator's Discretionary Fund

Reference Number

2008.24

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