Dida Ceremonial Kerchief

The Dida tribe of Ivory Coast are traditionally fishermen.For ceremonial occasions, they plait strands of fiber into loincloths, tubular skirts, mantles and kerchiefs.These get embellished by tie-dyeing them in circles, ovals, rectangles and dots in warm earth tone colors derived from natural resources.

Circa: early 20th c.

Origin: Ivory Coast

Material: Tied and dyed raphia fiber

Condition: Some corrosion to dark brown areas, fair

Dimensions: 22" x 25"

Inventory number: TX2765



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