Galerie Peter Herrmann - Ancient Art from Africa

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Cape, called One Thousand Five Hundred

Yoruba, Nigeria
Handwoven cotton, indigo, rich embroidery
340 x 130 cm

In Pidgin-English local people called this Boubou One Thousand Five Hundred. In the 1980's, when Peter Herrmann bought this cape in situ, that was the equivalent of todays value of € 5.000. Nigeria those days was extrem costly.


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