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unknown Senufo
Primary



Korhogo Mud Cloth

20th century
Cotton fiber

59.843 x 103.15 in. (152 x 262 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2016.14.56
Geography: Africa, Côte d'Ivoire
Classification: Clothing and Adornments
Culture/Nationality: Senufo, Ivorian, West African, African
Collection: Jane Martin Collection

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  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Ivorian - Style and culture of the Ivory Coast.
  • korhogo cloth - Handcrafted textiles made in the city of Korhogo in the northern part of Côte d'Ivoire. The painted cloth is characterized by stylized human and animal forms. The images are hand-painted in dark brown dye on narrow strips that are sewn together to form larger sheets of cloth. Handcrafted textiles made in the city of Korhogo in the northern part of Côte d'Ivoire. The painted cloth is characterized by stylized human and animal forms. The images are hand-painted in dark brown dye on narrow strips that are sewn together to form larger sheets of cloth.
  • mud cloth - Cloth dyed or marked with a mud solution, as made by the Bamana people of Mali.
  • Senufo - Refers to the styles and culture of a group of closely related peoples of northern Ctte d'Ivoire and southeastern Mali.
  • West African - Styles and cultures from the region comprising the westernmost area of the African continent, defined by the United Nations as including the modern nations of Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

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Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • "Penn Museum Online Collections." Penn Museum Online Collections. (Accessed April 4, 2020): Penn Museum, https://www.penn.museum/collections/index.php. Accession No.: 69-15-32.
  • "Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Online Collections." (Accessed April 23, 2020): https://collection.maas.museum/. Accession No.: 2013/8/23.
  • Robert J. Koenig, The SMA African Art Museum Guide to Collections (Moonachie, NJ: Galvanic Printing & Plate Co., Inc., 2011), 61. Figure Number: 36
  • "musée du quai Branly-Jacque Chirac Online Collection." (Accessed July 20, 2020): musée du quai Branly-Jacque Chirac, http://www.quaibranly.fr/en/explore-collections/. Accession No.: PF0170817.

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/195398 |title=Korhogo Mud Cloth |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=8/13/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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