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ID number:  BIRRC-D0354
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Handwoven cloth
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  Oyo, W. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  146 x 82 cm
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Made from five narrow-loom strips (16 cm wide). Natural cotton warp except one outside strip (half blue/indigo with intermediate stripes). Blue, indigo, natural weft-faced stripes with alternating triangular supplementary weft patterns. Each strip begins and ends with a supplementary weft motif in indigo red and yellow, based on the crocodile. Collected in the 1950s.

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Danford, John

1913
1970
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