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Wedding Blanket (Arkilla Jenngo)

A work made of cotton and wool; thirteen strips of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining and eccentric wefts; main warp fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton and wool; thirteen strips of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining and eccentric wefts; main warp fringe.

Date:

Early/mid–20th century

Artist:

Fulani
Niger

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Fulani

Title

Wedding Blanket (Arkilla Jenngo)

Origin

Niger

Date

Made 1901–1975

Medium

Cotton and wool; thirteen strips of weft-faced, warp-ribbed plain weave and slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining and eccentric wefts; main warp fringe

Dimensions

423.8 × 109.1 cm (166 7/8 × 43 in.) Thirteen strips: 3 1/8 to 3 1/2 in. wide

Credit Line

Edward Johnson Endowment

Reference Number

2001.412

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