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Man's robe
Nigerian (Hausa people), 20th century

Description

A Hausa robe or riga of indigo-dyed cotton with polychrome silk embroidery; the front with geometric and spiral designs as well as a variation of the "eight knives" motif; the back with geometric and circular motifs. Interior hem reinforced with light blue and magenta striped cotton.

Size

50.25 x 46 in. (127.635 x 116.84 cm) flat

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