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ID number:  BIRRC-D0382
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Cotton textile
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Africa: Ghana
Culture:  Akan
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  166 x 89 cm (excluding hems)
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This piece has been woven on a double-heddle man's loom. It is composed of ten strips, each 9 cm wide, woven from (faded) light-green machine spun yarn (warp and weft) with supplementary weft-float motifs in crimson, blue and yellow rayon. The cloth has been joined in places and hemmed. Small brass rings are attached at one end. It makes a good comparison with the 'Keta Kente'(D0366). It was presented to the Danford Collection by Sister Evelyn Bellamy in 1969.

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