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African Art

Pelete Bite Textile

ca. 1980–89

Plain weave cotton with cut work

78 3/4 × 34 in. (200 × 86.36 cm)
Gift of Joanne B. Eicher
2017.22.2
Geography: 
Nigeria
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Ijo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased by the Joanne Eicher in Buguma in the 1980s, or in 1991; Gift of Joanne Eicher, St. Paul, M.N., to Yale University Art Gallery in 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.