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Sample / indigo Sample / indigo

One of a collection of samples of chemicals - 100 grams of indigo

Robe Robe

Robe of indigo-dyed and white hand-woven narrow-strip cotton cloth, strips are stitched together into loose robe with large sleeves, heavy white silk embroidery patterns are on left pocket and left front chest, with circular pattern on right chest and back of neck, worn by Nupe King Massaba: Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Niger State, Bida Emirate, Nupe people, c. 1850

Wrapper Wrapper

Adire length of factory cotton cloth, dyed with indigo and with palm fibre resist stitch pattern, worn by women as a wrapper: Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yoruba people, early 20th century

Wrapper Wrapper

Adire length of factory cotton cloth, tie-dyed with indigo in a spiral pattern, worn by women as a wrapper: Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yoruba people, c. 1977

Cloth Cloth

Adire cloth, indigo-dyed factory cotton covered with white starch resist pattern of shapes and stylised figures: Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ibadan, Yoruba people, 1960

Weaving Weaving

Traditional weaving, entitled Transition, an interpretive landscape inspired by the arid, rich and expansive Arizona landscape, with banded appearance in hues of red and blue, and accents in natural brown, woven in Churo and Merino wool dyed and over-dyed with cochineal, madder and indigo: North America, USA, Arizona, Navajo, by DY (Dorothy) Begay, 2006

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