Lappa (length of cloth)

Unidentified maker (Sierra Leone)

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1970

Cloth

Overall: 6.56 ft. (2 m)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase

170.30.25201

Geography

Place Made: Freetown, Sierra Leone, Western Africa, Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Textile

Research Area

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

African Textiles, History 12, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-April 23, 1993.

Provenance

Purchased by Stewart G. Rosenblum, Class of 1970, for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1970.

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