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Commemorative indigo resist textile with flowers and portrait of Barack Obama

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 45 1/2 × 70 1/16 in. (115.5 × 178 cm)
Type:
textiles
portraits
Place made:
Nyaniba Estates, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Date:
2009
Description:
Length of commemorative printed textile by an unidentified printer and designer featuring flowers and a portrait Barack Obama. The fabric is dyed dark blue with resist design in white. The design has a portrait of Barack Obama alternating with a six-petaled flower in rows and columns.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Design  Search this
Identity  Search this
Politics  Search this
Textile design  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Catherine E. McKinley
Object number:
2017.16.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5448661fe-3a6f-4420-af26-19b9b5b705f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.16.14