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War Tunic (batakari), 19th century

  • Akan, African

Cotton fabric, dye, leather, and felt

  • Overall: 33 × 33 1/2 inches (83.8 × 85.1 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, Mr. and Mrs. William Branch, Margaret H. Demant, Beverly Myers, and Doris Rhea

2005.58

Oumar Doucoure

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

Akan, African, War Tunic (batakari), 19th century, cotton fabric, dye, leather, and felt. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Africa, Oceania and the Indigenous Americas General Art Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, et al., 2005.58.