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Blue & White Kente, late 19th or early 20th century

  • Asante, African

Cotton and indigo dye

  • Overall: 122 1/4 × 79 1/4 inches (310.5 × 201.3 cm)

Gift of Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome

2002.194

Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA)

2003-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Ceremonial Cloths, Costumes, and Flags,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 56 (fig. 3.3).

Asante, African, Blue & White Kente, late 19th or early 20th century, cotton and indigo dye. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome, 2002.194.