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ID number:  BIRRC-D0380(CL1)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Man's trousers
Object type:  Clothing
Place made:  Sokoto, Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  Cotton waistband 12 cm deep, waist 189 cm, outside leg 98 cm

Man's cotton trousers (wando) made from narrow-loom woven cotton strips (5 cm. wide) of the type called 'saki' (alternating warp and weft threads of light blue and indigo). Embroidered in coloured wool (cotton thread chain-stitch outlines, 'mai surfani').
Peter Tunley loan collection of Hausa artefacts 1978 - given as gift 2010

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