Woman's Wrapper

Yoruba people, Ibadan, Nigeria, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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collected 1977

Indigo dyed commercial cotton

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

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

178.30.25837

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

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

Publication History

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.

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.

Provenance

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

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