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Man's Wrapper

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave, fulled; embroidered with rayon and silk in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave, fulled; embroidered with rayon and silk in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

Date:

20th century

Artist:

Akan
Ghana

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Akan

Title

Man's Wrapper

Place

Ghana (Object made in)

Date

Made 1901–1986

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave, fulled; embroidered with rayon and silk in chain stitches; two lengths joined

Dimensions

204.7 × 349.8 cm (80 1/2 × 137 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1986.1046

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