Multicolored Cotton Kanga

Title

Multicolored Cotton Kanga

Description

Donor note: Tanzanian hand screen printed red, gold, black and white Adult Kanga worn by women in East Africa, a traditional Swahili piece of cotton cloth printed with a Swahili proverb: "Mtoto kwa mama hakui" meaning "A child to the mother, is always a child."

Creator

Unknown

Date

2000-2009

Contributor

Gift from Kay King

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-697

Coverage

Tanzania

Extent

63" X 44"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Cotton

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2005.46.5

Files

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Citation

Unknown, “Multicolored Cotton Kanga,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed August 7, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/436.

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