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wrap skirt
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • wrap skirt, 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • cotton, resist dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 171 x 113 cm
    Object Length/Width: 67 5/16 x 44 1/2 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.075.02
Description
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Large rectangular piece of cloth, identified as a wrap skirt. The cloth is dyed with a mottled green and brown pattern on a light tan field. The design pattern is of several different kinds of flower shapes, some with large round petals and others in a long, pointed oval shape. The leaves, stems, and outline of the flowers is dark brown and the petals of the flowers are dark blue.