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Hausa people Nigeria
Man's robe [riga] on indigo striped cloth [etu or guinea-fowl] early - mid 20th century Title Notes: Hausa or Nupe people
Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: textiles, costumes, cotton, natural dyes weaving, button hole and needle lace embroidery
Dimensions: 134.0 h x 238.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.413
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Probably Hausa or NUpe people