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Wodaabe Bororo Child's Tunic Embroidered Niger African Art

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Title Wodaabe Bororo Child's Tunic Embroidered Niger African Art
Type of Object Textile
Country of Origin Niger
People Wodaabe
Materials Cotton
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 19
Width (in) 22
Dimensions Height: 19 Inches
Width: 22 Inches
head hole is 4 inches. shirt is designed to fit a toddler
Overall Condition fair
Damage/Repair holes in back, torn stitches. stains

Additional Information: A small tunic or shirt crafted from cotton cloth possibly died with indigo. The indicative aspect of the garment is the colorful embroidery attributed to the Wodaabe.

For further information on the textile and the techniques used by the Djerma and Hausa weavers read: John Picton & John Mack in AFRICAN TEXTILES. The Trustees of the British Museum, 1979