Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Karamojong maker
  • skirt, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Uganda
  • goat skin
  • Object Height/Width: 111 x 102 cm
    Object Height/Width: 43 11/16 x 40 1/8 in
  • Gift of Sandra Gray
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4196

The circular skirt was made from several smaller pieces of goat skin. The skins are brown, brown with white markings, black, white, black and white mottled, and some are brown, black and white. There are several wide strips of skin sewn to the edges to be used as ties.