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1901

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1962

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Wrapper (Ghana), 20th century

This is a Wrapper. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is cotton and its technique is factory-woven plain weave, dyed, printed with carved stamps (akinkra). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mary Kirby. It is credited Bequest of Mary Kirby.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 179.1 x 109.2 cm (70 1/2 x 43 in.)

Cite this object as

Wrapper (Ghana), 20th century; cotton; H x W: 179.1 x 109.2 cm (70 1/2 x 43 in.); Bequest of Mary Kirby; 1962-123-1

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