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ID number:  BIRRC-D0387
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:  Nigeria
Materials:  Cotton

This piece is a single length of cotton textile woven on a single-heddle woman's loom. It uses a combination of machine-spun and hand-spun yarn in white, black and indigo. The warp is striped with a supplementary 'basket weave' pattern, which appears almost chequered. It was presented to the Danford Collection by Sister Evelyn Bellamy in 1969.

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