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Cotton and dyes
Gift of Dr. Nii and Martina Quarcoopome in memory of Margaret Thomas Ward
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Dr. Nii and Martina Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA);
2008-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Ewe, African, Woman's Ceremonial Loincloth, early to mid-20th century, cotton and dyes. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. Nii and Martina Quarcoopome in memory of Margaret Thomas Ward, 2007.230.
North American, Native American
Osage, Native American
Chippewa, Native American