Woman's skirt cloth made of two lengths of fabric sewn together along selvedge to form a skirt with an upper panel of black cloth and a lower panel of horizontal green purple and narrow yellow stripes. Lower panel additionally has stripes decorated with supplementary weft and embroidery; upper panel has supplementary weft in purple and white at each end, and is also decorated with groups of three cowrie shells and a row of cowrie shells along the lower edge. From below this along the whole width hang strings of job's tears seeds and tubular lengths in brown (metal?) and russet (ceramic?) a few green and blue beads interspersed and ending in a green tassel. Black part discoloured in patches.

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