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Dance Shirt

Type: For Ceremony and Ritual
Object Name: Dance Shirt
Place Made: Africa: West Africa, Burkina Faso, Volta-Noire, Sourou, Kiembara
People: Samo
Period: Early to mid 20th century
Date: 1900 - 1970
Dimensions: L 48 cm x W 92 cm
Materials: Cotton; cowrie shell
Techniques: Plain woven; fringed; hand-sewn
ID Number: T85.0104
Credit: Gift of J. Shur