Africa | Bògòlanfini wrapper by Nakunte Diarra (Bamana) | 1990, Mali || Handwoven cotton textile with mud dye designs; this design refers to marriage and the moving of a bride to her husband’s village.
An early century Kaitag textile. Kaitag textiles are of simple construction, being laid and couched silk-floss embroidery on a cotton ground. The designs are often in the style of classical Safavid Persian art
Textile Sample Book Date: 1771 Culture: British Medium: Paper, cloth binding, with attached samples of fustian Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 2 inches x x cm Bound pages: 8 x 4 in. Classification: Textiles-Sample Books Credit Line: Rogers Fund, Accession Number: