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ID number:  BIRRC-D0394
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Blanket
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Niger inland delta region, Mali
Culture:  Fulani (Fulbe)
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  246 x 135 cm
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This piece has bee made from five strips of white handspun yarn, each 27 cm in width, and woven on a double heddle man's loom. It shows a white warp with weft-faced stripes in black, yellow and red-brown. The ends are finished in twisted, knotted tassels. It is marked with the name 'Dorcus P. Eshun'.

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