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tie-dyed indigo cloth
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • tie-dyed indigo cloth, 1980
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • cotton, indigo, tie-dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 147 x 113.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 57 7/8 x 44 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.063
Description

Rectangular piece of cotton cloth that has been dyed using a tie-dyeing technique and using indigo dye. The field is dark blue and the pattern is a large spiral of light colored circles that covers most of the cloth. At each of the shorter ends, the cloth has been folded over and sewn to create a wide hem.