From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Skirt, no date

  • Sudanese, African

Cowrie shells, glass beads, leather strips

  • Overall (approx.): 7 1/4 × 31 1/4 × 3/4 inches (18.4 × 79.4 × 1.9 cm)

Gift of Maurice W. Fox



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Maurice W. Fox

1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Sudanese, African, Skirt, no date, cowrie shells, glass beads, leather strips. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Maurice W. Fox, F53.3.