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ID number:  BIRRC-D0333
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Blanket
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  275 x 132 cm
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This blanket is made from cotton, a crop that is plentiful on the plains of the Kano and Rano regions of Hausaland. It is made from nine lengths of double-heddle narrow-loom woven strips (14 cm in width), and is weft striped in indigo on white. It was probably presented to the Danford Collection by Sister Evelyn Bellamy 1969.

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