Stripwoven Blanket (Khasa)

Date: 20th century

Geography: Mali

Culture: Fulani peoples

Medium: Wool

Dimensions: Length x Width: 99 x 52 1/2 in. (251.5 x 133.4 cm)

Classification: Textiles-Woven

Credit Line: Gift of Labelle Prussin, 1997

Accession Number: 1997.446.3

Description

This strip-woven woolen cloth is composed of eight narrow bands. The weft floats are woven to form a pattern of lozenges, triangles, chevrons, lines, and spots.

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