Sanyan (Moth Silk) and Cotton Ashoke (Aso Oke) Clothca. 1960
23.5 x 47.5 in. (59.69 x 120.65 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- aso oke - Yoruba narrow-strip woven cloth made on a horizontal loom.
- cloth - Generally, textile that is woven, felted, knit, pounded, or otherwise made into a flat piece. For textile in the form of continuous strands made from filaments of fiber by reeling, spinning, twisting, or throwing, see "yarn."
- 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.
- Object Dimensions: 23.5 x 47.5 in. (59.69 x 120.65 cm)
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
- "Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Online Collections." (Accessed April 23, 2020): https://collection.maas.museum/. Accession No.: 2006/136/1.
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