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Kente Cloth Man's Tunic

Description

Man's sleeveless shirt is made of striped strip woven cotton cloth in multicolored vertical and horizontal stripes. The round neckline and slit is embellished with 5 rows of top-stitching, there is an orange color woven diamond shape on one of the stripes. This strip woven fabric was made by the EWE tribe.

Source

HCT.2003.24.4

Date

1972-1974

Provenance

Multi-colored Kente cloth sleeveless tunic bought in the city market in Accra in Ghana, Africa.

Decade

1970-1979

Files

2003.24.4.jpg
2003.24.4(back).jpg

Citation

“Kente Cloth Man's Tunic,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 7, 2019, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4881.

Item Relations

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