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Royal Robe Boubou Handwoven Striped Nigeria African Art

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Title Royal Robe Boubou Handwoven Striped Nigeria African Art
Type of Object Textile garment
Country of Origin Nigeria
Materials Cotton, silk, or combination
Approximate Age 20th Century
Dimensions 32 inches tall x 33.5 inches (sleeve to sleeve)
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair General wear

 We do not recommend laundering textiles, and do not accept returns of textiles which have been laundered in any manner.  Even dry cleaning is too much for some of these antique textiles.  For some of them, a very gentle HAND washing  (NEVER MACHINE, on any setting)  in cool water with a very gentle detergent works, but even then, dyes may not be colorfast, and fabric may be less strong than it appears.