textile (function unknown)

Brown and black striped textile with a cream and green zig-zag pattern.

Two handwritten notes with the object:
1. 'NIGERIA / c. 1956 with / first Courtaulds / artificial thread / introduced. / V. expensive - / Presentation piece to / Mrs. Stanfield at / time of the / completion of the / dam by Dennis / Stanfield (who was / given a figure of / the Oba. )'
2. 'NIGERIA / Stanfield Collection / Piece hand-spun & [hand] woven & / uncut - straight / from the loom.'

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