African cloth

 
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Object

Fabric

Title

African cloth

Material

Cotton

Description

This black and white cotton cloth was bought from an African fabric shop in Dalston. Clothing made of this block printed fabric is traditionally worn for funerals or by older people. The designs come from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria and Benin republic but the cloth itself is made in China, Holland, India and Thailand.

Associated place

Africa
Dalston

Object number

2008.18

On display?

No
 

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