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Embroidered Man's Tunic (Bororo)

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Niger
Culture:
Fulani, Bororo or Wodaabe group
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
Width x Length: 34 1/2 x 45 3/4 in. (87.6 x 116.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, Noah-Sadie K. Wachtel Foundation Inc. Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.372
Not on view
This narrow rectangular tunic, open at the sides, is formed of thin strips of indigo-dyed cotton. The body and sleeves are embroidered with rectangles of various curvilinear multicolor designs.
[Jacques Hautelet, Brussels, Belgium, and La Jolla, CA, until 1993]

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