Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fustan binat (girls' dress)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • fustan binat (girls' dress), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • cotton, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 95 x 78 cm
    Object Height/Width: 37 3/8 x 30 11/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5187

The child's dress was made from cloth with a red and white grid pattern with a regularly placed green leaf pattern. The dress is sleeveless with a round neck and no collar. It has a gathered skirt.