African Tribal Art - Prestige Cloth, Dida People, Ivory Coast

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Prestige cloth
Dida people, Ivory Coast
Raffia, natural dyes
17 inches (43 cm) high, 19 inches (48 cm) wide
Early 20th century

An engaging example of resist-dyed prestige cloths, this fragment is professionally mounted on a wood stretcher. There are two very small areas of restoration.


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