Blanket, Man's Wrap

1983.05.0030

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Artifact Identification Blanket, Man's Wrap   (1983.05.0030)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Outerwear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Western Sudanic, Fulani

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 274.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 114.0 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 1710 g
Measuring Remarks Measurements while folded in half gave the piece a length of 137.0 cm.
Materials Textile--Wool
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Yellowish White ( 10 YR 9/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Bascom, William. African Art in Cultural Perspective. NY: Norton, 1973, pp. 31, 83-85. Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977. Picton, John. African Textiles. London: British Museum. Willett, Frank. African Art. NY: Praeger, 1971, pp. 55, 56.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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