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African Art

Marriage Bed-Screen (Arkilla Kerka)

ca. 1985

Wool, cotton, and dye

174 × 65 3/4 in. (442 × 167 cm)
Gift of Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society
2019.41.1
Geography: 
Niafunké, Niger River Delta, Mali
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Maabube weavers, Fulbe
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Curt Grim, purchased in Bamako, Mali in 1985; Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society, Madison, Conn., 1985–2019; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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