Kente Cloth Loom Reed


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Kente Cloth Loom Reed   (1976.07.0001)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Textileworking T&E
  4. :
  5. Textile Manufacturing Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 1970 - 1976 CE
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 14.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 12.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.3 cm
Weight 208 g
Measuring Remarks Measurements of wooden reed only, not ropes or blue cloth.
Materials Metal--Iron, Plant--Bamboo, Plant--Wood, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling, Weaving
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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