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1920

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1990

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Skirt (Ivory Coast), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Skirt. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is raffia and its technique is hand-loomed plain weave, tied-resist patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Balamuth, Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen, Gertrude Crownfeld, Valerie Dreyfus, Norvin Hewitt Green, Rodman A. Heeren, Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, Florence N. Levy, Mrs. Paul C. Pennoyer, Mrs. Bernard Reis, Mrs. William Jay Schieffelin, and Mr. and Mrs. Stephens B. Stanton.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 83.8 x 30.5 cm (33 x 12 in.)

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Skirt (Ivory Coast), late 19th–early 20th century; raffia; H x W: 83.8 x 30.5 cm (33 x 12 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Balamuth, Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen, Gertrude Crownfeld, Valerie Dreyfus, Norvin Hewitt Green, Rodman A. Heeren, Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, Florence N. Levy, Mrs. Paul C. Pennoyer, Mrs. Bernard Reis, Mrs. William Jay Schieffelin, and Mr. and Mrs. Stephens B. Stanton; 1990-133-2

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