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Sawtooth Star
Mufu Ahmed
Osobogo, Nigeria
1997
100" x 97 3/4"
Cotton
MSU Museum Accession 2000:66.4
Photo by Mary Whalen, all rights reserved by MSU Museum

Artist's statement:
  My inspiration comes from the traditional source of the way of life of the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
The cloth was made using Adire cloth, a method that is used by the Yoruba people that incorporates ancient Indigo dyes with modern stitching techniques.



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