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Textile of Crescent Moon and Stars, Late 20th Century

Burkina Faso, Helmond, The Netherlands
Cotton, L: 36 in, W: 45 in
Purchase 1995 The Members' Fund  95.26.39
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place
Alternate Title: Chinese Vlisco
Alternate Title Notes: Title based on the collector's notes

Veritable Wax Hollandais Vlisco

Provenance: Collected for the museum in Burkina Faso by Janet Miller of Tuscon, Arizona during her trip to Mali, Burkina Faso, and Cote d'Ivoire in 1995
Exhibition History:
"Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 12 - May 15, 2016).

Keywords: Wax Print, Religion, Islam, Textile, Factory Printed Textile, Commemorative cloth