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Women's Clothing from Africa and Egypt

Clothing, organized by wearer, Women's, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (11)

Girdle, 12th century; Tellem, Mali; Tellem peoples, Fiber (1998.478.4,5)
Masquerade tunic, late 19th–early 20th century, Kingdom of Bamilike, Cameroon Grassfields, Plant fiber, human hair (1994.413.2)
Raffia Wrapper, 20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy, Raffia palm fiber (1999.47.114)
Textile Skirt, 20th century, South Africa; Xhosa people, Cotton, glass beads, buttons, ocher (1993.373)
Textile Tunic (Bororo), 20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Niger (Bororo, Wodaabe), Cotton (1993.372)
Textile Wrapper, 20th century, Ghana; Akan, Rayon, cotton (1993.384.2)
Tunic with Panels of Dionysian Figures, 400–500, Byzantine; Said to be from Panopolis (now Akhmim), Egypt, Linen, undyed, with wool panels in tapestry weave (26.9.9)
Woman Wearing a Tunic, 4th–5th century; Early Byzantine, Egyptian; Probably Eshmunein, Plaster terracotta (12.185.4)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.256)
Wrapper (Seru Njaago), 1970s, Senegal, Saint-Louis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.257)
Wrapper, 1960–70, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Kelequis; Manjaka peoples, Cotton, synthetic yarns (2009.259)