This piece is a simplified and updated version of the classic red and black patterned Nupe “Duna” wedding cloth , retaining the black pinstripes on white background but adding extra colours. The Nupe people live on both banks of the River Niger in central Nigeria. Woven in two panels by a woman using the upright loom. Dates from circa 1980 and in excellent condition.
Measurements 60 inches plus fringe x 48 inches, 153 cm x 123.
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