Wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined
211.7 × 342.2 cm (83 3/8 × 134 3/4 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg
Extended information about this artwork
Nii Otokunor Quarcoopome, “Art of the Akan,” African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Studies (1997), vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 141-142; pp. 141 (ill.), cat. 18.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of African Art and Indian Art of the Americas, Gallery 137, January 13-May 10, 2016
David C. Ruttenberg and Sarajean Ruttenberg, Ruttenberg Arts Foundation, Chicago, Ill., by 1986; given to the Art Institute, 1986
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