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ID number:  BIRRC-D0345
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Length of turban cloth (rawani)
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  538 x 43 cm
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20 fine cotton strips woven on a narrow loom, stitched together, heavily dyed with indigo and beated until glossy. Collected N. Cameroons before 1928.

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