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Woman's Wrapper (Adire)

A work made of 16 panels joined: alternating panels of cotton, plain weave; screen printed and cotton, plain weave; screen printed; resist-dyed.

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  • A work made of 16 panels joined: alternating panels of cotton, plain weave; screen printed and cotton, plain weave; screen printed; resist-dyed.

Date:

Mid–20th century

Artist:

Yoruba
Nigeria

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Textiles

Culture

Yoruba

Title

Woman's Wrapper (Adire)

Origin

Nigeria

Date

1925–1975

Medium

16 panels joined: alternating panels of cotton, plain weave; screen printed and cotton, plain weave; screen printed; resist-dyed

Dimensions

195.2 × 144.6 cm (76 3/4 × 56 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Irving Dobkin Endowment

Reference Number

2009.1033

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