Narrow strip cotton tunic decorated with painted patterns. Leather-covered amulets sewn to inside of upper part of tunic. FindspotFound/Acquired: Nigeria (?) term details(Africa,Nigeria) Materialsleathercotton term details Techniquewoven term detailspainted term details DimensionsLength: 88 centimetresWidth: 91 centimetres Curator's commentsRegister 1940: 'Jibbeh'
Above, a hanging pocket made of leather and broadcloth. The hook used to hang the pocket from the apron waistband is home made. The owner, with the initials KED, seem to have used the pocket for a good many years. Attached to the ribbons on the left are brass needle cases. #DorraneBernard