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Shawl (lamba akotofahana), ca. 1920s
Antananarivo, Madagascar; Merina
Silk, linen, L: 84 in with fringe, W: 62 in
Purchase 1928  28.830
Not On View
Alternate Title: Akotifahana cloth

Provenance: John Cotton Dana, purchased from Bureau de vente des publications coloniales officielles, Palais-Royal, Galerie d'Orléans, 1928; Newark Museum, purchase, 1928
Exhibition History:
Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum 1909-2015", Winter Antique Show, New York, New York. (January 23 - February 1, 2015).

"Expanding Africa at the Newark Museum: New Visions, New Galleries," Newark Museum (February 14, 2012- March 3, 2013).

Keywords: Shawl, Textile, Clothing, Costume