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ID number:  BIRRC-D0388
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Blanket
Object type:  Textile
Place made:  N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Cotton
Measurements:  205 x 112 cm

This piece has been made from seven narrow loom strips (15.5 cm in width) and has been woven on a double-heddle man's loom using handspun white yarn. There appear intermittently weft stripes in indigo dyed yarn. The piece is finished off with fringed ends. It was presented to the Danford Collection by Sister Evelyn Bellamy in 1969.

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