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Warrior's Tunic, 19th century

  • Asante, African

Cotton, leather, and dye

  • Overall: 48 × 52 inches (121.9 × 132.1 cm)

Museum Purchase, with 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 S. Rhea

2005.59.1

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Dukure Abubakar (Accra, Ghana, Africa)

2005-present, purchase by 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. 65 (fig. 3.15).

Asante, African, Warrior's Tunic, 19th century, cotton, leather, and dye. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, with funds from Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman, Judith Holmes Wyche, et al., 2005.59.1.