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ID number:  BIRRC-D0350
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:  N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  461 x 36.5 cm

These 'wando', or trousers, have been woven on a single-heddle upright loom. The pattern shows thin indigo and red warp stripes on a white background. These trousers are drawstring and are intended to be worn with a 'riga' (mans tunic) over the top.

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