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ID number:  BIRRC-D0381
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Cotton textile
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Akwele, S.E. Nigeria
Culture:  Igbo/Igbibio
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  125 x 73 cm

This piece has been woven from machine-spun yarn on a single-heddle woman's loom. Both the warp and weft are coloured in black, with supplementary weft-float patterns in red, yellow, fawn, beige and white. The ends have been fringed to finish it.

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