Women’s dance skirt
August 28, 2019
Blanket Luru cloth
August 28, 2019

Women’s cloth

Ashante tribe, Bonwire, Ghana

This type of cloth is known as Bankuo, a term used when a variety of strips sewn together give a “patchwork” design. In this case, some narrow woven strips of “liars cloth”  a rare and difficult pattern to weave are zig-zagging up the fabric.

Material: Cotton, patchwork

  • Size: 99×188 cm
  • Age: Early 20th C (with later stitching)
  • Item No: 38A
  • Price: P.O.A.