Man's Ceremonial Garment, 19th or 20th century

  • Ewe, African

Cotton and silk

  • Overall: 129 × 110 inches (3 m 27.7 cm × 279.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art Fund, African, Oceanic and New World Cultures Art General Fund, and the Arthur D. Coar Endowment Fund

1995.73

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Line
  • Geometric patterns
  • Ewe
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Ceremonial costume
  • Textile

(Textile Arts, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA)

1995-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Ewe, African, Man's Ceremonial Garment, 19th or 20th century, cotton and silk. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of African and African American Art Fund, African, Oceanic and New World Cultures Art General Fund, and the Arthur D. Coar Endowment Fund, 1995.73.