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Man's Wrapper (Akunitan)

A work made of wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

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  • A work made of wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined.

Date:

20th century

Artist:

Akan
Ghana

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Culture

Akan

Title

Man's Wrapper (Akunitan)

Origin

Ghana

Date

Made 1901–1986

Medium

Wool, 2:2 broken twill weave; fulled; embroidered with rayon in chain stitches; two lengths joined

Dimensions

211.7 × 342.2 cm (83 3/8 × 134 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1986.1045

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