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Catalog Number 1976.1.3
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Textile
Description The cloth is rectangular with geometric designs in shades of blue and white. Some designs resemble birds. Cloth is woven fabric.

Cloth made from the resist-paste technique. This technique allows artists to paint a starchy substance onto the cloth and signs are either painted or stenciled onto the cloth. Recorded on original aquistition that designs were made from Batik dye.

*Recorded as missing before collection moved to JPPM in April 2000
Dimensions W-37.5 L-58 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa--Social life and customs.
Africa.
Art
Cloth
Dyeing
Nigeria
Textile art
Yoruba
People Yoruba