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

© Nike Davies-Okundaye

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

ARTH 5.01, Introduction to Contemporary Art, Mary Coffey and Chad Elias, Winter 2022

ARTH 5.01, Introduction to Contemporary Art, Mary Coffey and Chad Elias, Winter 2022

First Year Student Enrichment Program – Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Colleen Lannon, Summer 2023

First Year Student Enrichment Program - Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Mokhtar Bouba, Summer 2023

Philosophy 1.11, Art: True, Beautiful, Nasty, John Kulvicki, Summer 2023

Writing 2.05, Why Write, Anyway?, Erkki Mackey, Fall 2023

Writing 5.24, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Writing 5.25, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Anthropology 31.01, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies 36.01, Gender in Cross Cultural Perspectives, Sabrina Billings, Fall 2023

Anthropology 55.01, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Fall 2023

Art History 89.06, Senior Seminar: Theory and Method, Adedoyin Teriba, Fall 2023

Creative Writing 10.02, Writing and Reading Fiction, Katherine Crouch, Fall 2023

Geography 31.01, Postcolonial Geographies, Erin Collins, Fall 2023

Humanities 2.01, The Modern Labyrinth, Dennis Washburn, Paul Carranza, Ainsley Morse, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2024

Writing 5.06, Image and Text, Becky Clark, Winter 2024

Writing 5.07, Image and Text, Becky Clark, Winter 2024

College Course 21.01, What's In Your Shoebox?, Francine A'Ness and Mokhtar Bouba, Spring 2024

College Course 21.01, What's In Your Shoebox?, Francine A'Ness and Mokhtar Bouba, Spring 2024

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.

Homecoming: Domesticity and Kinship in Global African Art, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, and Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 22, 2023–May 25, 2024.

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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