Commemorative indigo resist textile with flowers and portrait of Barack Obama

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961
Date
2009
Medium
cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 45 1/2 × 70 1/16 in. (115.5 × 178 cm)
Description
Length of commemorative printed textile by an unidentified printer and designer featuring flowers and a portrait Barack Obama. The fabric is dyed dark blue with resist design in white. The design has a portrait of Barack Obama alternating with a six-petaled flower in rows and columns.
Place made
Nyaniba Estates, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Classification
Textiles
Type
textiles
portraits
Topic
Africa
African diaspora
Design
Identity
Politics
Textile design
U.S. History, 2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Catherine E. McKinley
Object number
2017.16.14
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5448661fe-3a6f-4420-af26-19b9b5b705f3