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War Tunic (batakari), 19th century

  • Akan, African

Blue and white strip-woven fabric, dye and leather

  • Overall: 37 × 56 inches (94 × 142.2 cm)

Museum Purchase, Africa, Oceania and the Indigenous Americas General Art Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and funds from Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman, Judith Holmes Wyche, Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden, Paralee G. Day, Dede and Oscar Feldman, Dexter Fields, M.D., Jimmy and Shirley Cooper, Roslyn Trotter, Dorothy R. Walker, Alvin E. Walker, Twig and Barbara Branch, Margaret H. Demant, Beverly Jenai Myers and Doris Rhea

2005.56

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Oumar Doucoure

2005-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Akan, African, War Tunic (batakari), 19th century, blue and white strip-woven fabric, dye and leather. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Africa, Oceania and the Indigenous Americas General Art Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, et al., 2005.56.