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Wall Hanging

Accession Number
2014/2.97

Title
Wall Hanging

Artist(s)
Fon

Artist Nationality
Fon (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
19th century - 20th century

Medium & Support
appliqued cotton cloth

Dimensions
39 1/4 in x 65 3/8 in (99.7 cm x 166.05 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins

Physical Description
Off-white background with a red man in the center, arms outstretched holding a half moon and a red circle. Above and below him are red and black men with clubs.

Primary Object Classification
Textile

Primary Object Type
embroidery

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
pictorial quilts
quilt components
representation (form of expression)
rituals (events)

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