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1955

  • Work on this object began.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

1965

  • Work on this object ended.

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Textile (Nigeria), ca. 1960

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1960 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is cotton and its technique is factory-woven plain weave, stencil-applied cassava paste resist, indigo-dyed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mary Kirby. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mary Kirby.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 166 x 200 cm (5 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 6 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Nigeria), ca. 1960; cotton; H x W: 166 x 200 cm (5 ft. 5 3/8 in. x 6 ft. 6 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mary Kirby; 1962-117-1

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