trousers (clothing: outerwear)

Trousers made from several panels of sacking. Each leg has a line of buttons which allows them to be undone.

A Bamana hunters’ pair of trousers made of woven strips of dyed cotton using the bogolan (mud cloth) technique. Bogolan or ‘mud cloth’ has tended to be associated with Bamanan hunters. They used to wear the dusty/ sandy colours to camouflage themselves in the bush.

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