Woman's Wrapper

Unidentified Yoruba maker

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collected 1977

Indigo dyed commercial cotton

Overall: 76 3/8 × 69 1/2 in. (194 × 176.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Adrian Walser, Class of 1932

178.30.25837

Geography

Place Made: Ibadan, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

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.

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

Publication History

D. I. Wallace, editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, ill. p. 1, listed, p. 62, no. 15.

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 31.

Provenance

Collected by Adrian Andrew Walser (1910-1994) in the Oje market, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1977; given to present collection, 1978.

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