Man's large gown (babba riga [Hausa], takatkat [Tamasheq]) made from hand woven cotton strips sown together edge to edge. The textile is of faded blue colour, which, according to Malam Moussa, is indigo. M. Moussa called the gown zabo, which is a Hausa textile term.

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