textile (function unknown); Bamenda cloth; textile

Rectangular, tabby woven cotton textile ('Bamenda cloth') decorated with tie-dye patterning on an indigo dyed ground. The cloth is sewn together from narrow, 305mm wide strips. It is decorated with a centre panel which is surrounded by 3 borders. The panel is divided into 3 stripes of rectangular fields containing alternating repeat patterns. The inner border is divided by a zigzag. The inside dentate elements are striped. The wider middle border contains short stepped lines which overlap. The outer border consists of a single rectangular line.

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