Untitled (Adire Quilt)

Nike Davies-Okundaye, Nigerian, born 1952

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2002

Indigo dyed cotton and thread

Overall: 92 × 90 in. (233.7 × 228.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund, and through gifts from the Dickey Fund and the Leslie Humanities Center

T.2003.6

Geography

Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

Period

21st century

Object Name

Textile

Research Area

Africa

Not on view

Course History

HIST 66, AAAS 15, History of Africa since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 79, Traditional Connections / Contemporary Practice, Nicole Gilbert, MALS 2015, Hood Exhibition Coordinator, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 26, 2013 - January 19. 2014.

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachussets, March 15, 2016-June 30, 2018.

The Creative Journey of Nike Davies Okundaye, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 16, 2002-January 19, 2003.

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.

Nicole Gilbert, A Space for Dialogue 79, Traditional Connections / Contemporary Practice, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. title page.

Provenance

Nike Centre for Art & Culture, Lagos, Nigeria (the artist); sold to present collection, 2003.

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