Artist Akan, African
Title
  • War Tunic (batakari)
Date 19th century
Medium blue and white strip-woven fabric, dye and leather
Dimensions Overall: 37 × 56 inches (94 × 142.2 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Africa, Oceania and the Indigenous Americas General Art Fund, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and funds from Gilbert B. and Lila Silverman, Judith Holmes Wyche, Andrew L. and Gayle Shaw Camden, Paralee G. Day, Dede and Oscar Feldman, Dexter Fields, M.D., Jimmy and Shirley Cooper, Roslyn Trotter, Dorothy R. Walker, Alvin E. Walker, Twig and Barbara Branch, Margaret H. Demant, Beverly Jenai Myers and Doris Rhea
Accession Number 2005.56
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Oumar Doucoure;
2005-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)