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Object Name Sarong
Date 2011
Other Name Capulana
Description Flat, coarse, woven cotton textile worn by women in Mozambique, called a capulana (kapulana).
Commercially printed design in black, blue, green, olive green, and blue-green on white background includes border print along selvedges. Also printed on selvedges: "21st Century Textiles LTD. (Polytex) Morogoro, Maliya M.B.L., Tanzania. D. No. 4177"
Object ID 2014.18.1
Provenance Purchased by donor in market in Maputo, Mozambique in 2014. Donor and wife worked and lived in Mozambique for USAID (United States Agency for International Development) from September 2011 to August 2014.