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Textile in Cotton from Africa and Egypt

Textile, Cotton, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (16)

Blue kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen dyed with indigotin (09.184.217)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.218)

Kerchief from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.219)
Inscribed linen sheet from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.693)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials (1979.206.150)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, sacrificial material (1979.206.124)
Kilim, ca. 1800, Central Anatolia, Wool, cotton, and silver thread (2006.190)
Linen from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen, ink (09.184.220)
Mummy bandage from Tutankhamun's embalming cache, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun, ca. 1336–1327 B.C., Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, embalming cache of Tutankhamun (Tomb KV 54), Valley of the Kings, Davis/Ayrton 1907, Linen (09.184.797)
Prestige Cloth, Ghana, Ewe peoples, 1930–50, Cotton and silk (2010.555)
Tent Divider (Te Saqwit), 19th–20th century, Sudan; Beja peoples, Cotton, leather, beads, cowrie shells, palm leaf (1996.455)
Textile Blanket, Chieftan, 19th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali or Ghana, Cotton, wool (1971.30)
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)
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)