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British Museum Af1934,0307.169 One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late C19th that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

British Museum One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

British Museum Af1934,0307.163 One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late C19th that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

British Museum , One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

British Museum Af1934,0307.166 One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late C19th that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

British Museum One of a group of cloths collected by Beving in "Quittah" or Keta in the Volta region in the late that raise questions about the layout of at least some early Ewe textiles.

Africa | Textile Blanket, Chieftan, 19th century | Fulani people; Mali or Ghana | Cotton, wool

Cotton and wool African chieftan blanket, century, Fulani people (Mali or Ghana). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Detail: This cotton and silk Ewe cloth [British Museum number Af1934,0307.165 ] is the most elaborate of a group apparently assembled at the Ewe coastal town of Keta [then called Quittah by European sources] in the later decades of the nineteenth century by the Anglo-German merchant Charles Beving and donated to the museum in 1934.

African Textiles in Close Up an iconic Ewe cloth.

Cotton strip weaving Woven in 10 strips from the ewe people  Ghana early 20th century #pattern #african

Esther Fitzgerald Rare Textiles Cotton strip weaving Woven in 10 strips from the ewe people Ghana early century

Detail: Ewe men’s cloth, collected by E. Gutschow, 1910 in Keta, Ghana. Museum fur Volkerkunde, Dresden.

Detail: Ewe men’s cloth, collected by E. Gutschow, 1910 in Keta, Ghana.

Ewe men’s cloth, collected by E. Gutschow, 1910 in Keta, Ghana. Museum fur Volkerkunde, Dresden. Accession number 29 744. http://adireafricantextiles.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/cloth-of-month-ewe-chiefs-robe.html

Ewe men’s cloth, collected by E. Gutschow, 1910 in Keta, Ghana.

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