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ID number:  BIRRC-D0373(2)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Short Length of cloth
Object type:  Textile
Materials:  Raphia cloth
Measurements:  (1) 60 x 35 cm (2) 22 x 22 cm
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Woven on a single-heddle woman's loom.
(1) Unknotted natural raphia warp with green raphia warp stripes. Natural unknotted raphia weft with supplementary weft-float patterns in green raphia. Fringed ends.
(2) Unknotted natural and black raphia warp stripes with fringed ends. Unknotted natural and black raphia with supplementary weft-float patterns and fringed edges (no selvedge) bound with a line of grey cotton stitching.
Tribal provenance unrecorded.

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