Initiation Shirt

initiation shirt

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Type: For Ceremony and Ritual
Object Name: Initiation Shirt
Place Made: Africa: West Africa, Burkina Faso, Volta-Noire, Sourou, Kiembara
People: Mossi
Period: Mid to late 20th century
Date: 1900 - 1990
Dimensions: L 69 cm x W 65 cm
Materials: Cotton
Techniques: Plain woven; strip woven; hand-sewn; painted
ID Number: T91.0091
Credit: Gift of Victoria Henry