Cloth

Description
Acquired by colonial administrator HS Burrough between 1903 and 1926.

Julie Hudson, British Museum, 2017:
Iborun? shawl. Two single width panels of hand-spun? cotton sewn together. Supplementary weft float patterns of repeating frogs ? Interspersed at intervals with band of shaki (tufts). In red, black, yellow and white/cream. Rusty nail holes.
Accession Loan No.
42/1960/13
Collection Class
Textiles and equipment
Common Name
cloth
Simple Name
cloth
Full Name
cloth
Dimensions
whole length 2020 mm; whole W 820 mm
Production Person Surname
female
Cultural Group
Ijebu-Ode, Yoruba
Production Year High
1926
Production Parish
Ijebu
Production Town
Ijebu Ode
Production County
SW Nigeria
Production Country
Nigeria
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
cotton
Function Name
textile
Collection Area Region
W
Collection Continent
Africa

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