See more objects with the color darkslategrey darkslategrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.



  • You found it!

Textile (Nigeria)

This is a Textile. It is dated mid- 20th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is cotton and its technique is tied-resist patterning in warp (ikat), 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: 190.2 × 10.2 cm (6 ft. 2 7/8 in. × 4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Nigeria); cotton; H x W: 190.2 × 10.2 cm (6 ft. 2 7/8 in. × 4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mary Kirby; 1962-117-6

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Textile (Nigeria) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=11 August 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>