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Woman’s wrapper with a large-scale design of two columns of squares, each criss-crossed by diagonal lines. Field of small white circles. In white on a deep blue ground.
Acquired: 1959Medium: cottonObject ID: 18425539
Long strip of woven cotton with a simple woven windowpane check; a wide stripe down the center is edged with light blue and has two parallel lines of white ikat.
Acquired: 1959Medium: cottonObject ID: 18425537
Central medallion shows a man and a crowned woman with lettering above their heads reading OKASA AKA UNI. The medallion is derived from one designed to commemorate the Silver Jubilee…
Acquired: 1959Medium: cottonObject ID: 18425535
Reversible square fragment of dark red, with a center band of blue, yellow and white weft floats which form a geometric pattern.
Acquired: 1960Medium: cotton, silkObject ID: 18429699
Narrow-woven light-brown cotton with light-blue stripes, embroidered in a highly abstract pattern in gold-colored rayon thread.
Acquired: 1961Medium: cotton foundation, rayon embroideryObject ID: 18439239
Embroidered sample for a tunic front in light brown and blue striped cotton, pieced together from four narrow strips. The neck opening is indicated, and the front is embroidered with…
Acquired: 1961Medium: cotton foundation, rayon embroideryObject ID: 18439237
Narrow-woven, tan cotton cloth with ivory stripes, embroidered with gray rayon in an asymmetrical scrolling pattern.
Acquired: 1961Medium: cotton foundation, rayon embroideryObject ID: 18439235
Tie used by Nigerian women to fasten babies to themselves. Long narrow rectangle with stripes of blue, black, yellow, red and brown. Fringed at both ends.
Acquired: 1961Medium: cottonObject ID: 18439233