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luwai (man's turban)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • luwai (man's turban), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Tafiera?, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • polyester cloth
  • Object Length/Width: 384 x 107 cm
    Object Length/Width: 151 1/8 x 42 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0220

The hemmed length of sheer white cloth is wrapped and worn as a man's turban.