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headscarf
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • headscarf, 1979
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • cotton, embroidering, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 165 x 82 cm
    Object Length/Width: 64 15/16 x 32 5/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.072.03
Description

Rectangular piece of cloth that is identified as a headscarf. The cloth is dyed with a plaid pattern that has a light blue green field with lines in purple, orange, and yellow. There are small details embroidered on the fabric in white and pink.