Adanudo, late 19th or early 20th century

  • Ewe, African

Handwoven cotton and silk

  • Framed: Overall: 37 inches (94 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Friends of African and African American Art and the Octavia W. Bates Fund, Emma S. Fechimer Fund, and William C. Yawkey Fund

1997.15

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Linear forms
  • Geometric patterns
  • Ewe
  • Hand weaving
  • Textile
  • Cotton
  • Silk
  • Guinea

Provenance

Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA); 1997-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Ewe, African, Adanudo, late 19th or early 20th century, handwoven cotton and silk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Friends of African and African American Art and the Octavia W. Bates Fund, et al., 1997.15.