Cloth, Cape Verde

Unknown author20th century

Museum of Ethnology & Museum of Popular Art

Museum of Ethnology & Museum of Popular Art
Lisboa, Portugal

"Pano de obra", a traditional type of cloth introduced in Cape-Verde from Guinea-Bissau, made of cotton, dyed with natural pigments, consisting of six individually woven bands stitched together later on.


  • Title: Cloth, Cape Verde
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 20th century
  • Location Created: Achada Longueira, Santiago Island, Cape Vert
  • Physical Dimensions: 201 cm x 94 cm
  • Type: Textiles
  • Rights: Collection: National Museum of Ethnology. Image: DGPC/ADF
  • Medium: Cotton, natural dye
  • Catalog number: MNE: AC.045

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