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Woman's Marriage Shawl (Dankana or Dagana)

A work made of cotton, nine narrow strips of plain weave; pieced; embroidered in chain stitches; plied yarn and warp fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton, nine narrow strips of plain weave; pieced; embroidered in chain stitches; plied yarn and warp fringe.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Minianka
Mali, Koutiala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Minianka

Title

Woman's Marriage Shawl (Dankana or Dagana)

Origin

Mali

Date

Made 1987

Medium

Cotton, nine narrow strips of plain weave; pieced; embroidered in chain stitches; plied yarn and warp fringe

Dimensions

213.4 × 100.5 cm (84 × 39 1/2 in.) Repeat: 22.2 × 10.8 cm (8 3/4 × 4 1/4 in.) approximate strip width: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Textile Society

Reference Number

1989.550

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