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ID number:  BIRRC-D0375
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Cotton textile
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Akwele, S.E. Nigeria
Culture:  Igbo/Igbibio
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  202 x 75 cm
BIRRC-D0375.jpg

This piece has been woven on a single-heddle woman's loom. The warp is coloured in dull maroon machine-spun yarn with blue and white warp-faced stripes. The weft is coloured in black, with white supplementary weft-float patterns. The ends have been fringed to finish it.

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