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man's wrapper; kente

Asante people


Kathryn Kreider*; purchased July 23, 1983 by Budd Stalnaker**, Bloomington, Indiana; given to IMA by his son, Aaron Stalnaker, November 2007.
*This cloth was bought new by Kathyrn Kreider when she taught at Amadu Bello University (Nigeria).
**This was the first Kente cloth purchased by Budd Stalnaker.

Object Information

culture
Asante people
creation date
mid 1900s
materials
rayon (and cotton?)
dimensions
height: 131 7/8 in
width: 82 5/8 in
accession number
2007.135
credit line
The Budd Stalnaker Collection of African Textiles
copyright
No Known Rights Holder
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors