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ID number:  BIRRC-D0396(2)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Length of cotton textile
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Okene or Ilorin, N. Nigeria
Culture:  Igbirra or Yoruba
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  163 x 60 cm

Woven on a single-heddle woman's loom. Handspun natural cotton warp with narrow indigo warp-stripes at 11 cm intervals. Weft stripes in indigo with supplementary weft-float patterns in marked indigo yard. Brass rings along one edge. (Used as curtains and quite faded.)

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