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Kente robe panel
Date:
Ca. 1970
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton
Dimensions:
226.1 x 342.9 cm (89 x 135 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Akan People
Accession Number:
1979.54.2
Acquisition Date:
1979-11-06
Credit Line:

Gift of Kaiser Engineers

Exhibition History:

West African Strip Weaving, 1991

24 strips, each 3 3/4" wide, hand-sewn together. Gold, red, green, white and black.
Combination of tapestry, tabby and weft brocading. Overall pattern with blocks of stripes alternating with gerometric design (kye). Ellen Werner

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.