Welcome to Dimensions of Power, African Art at the Snite Museum
Above is a video of festivals in Nigeria, where royal Hausa men wear babban riga or great gowns, in a style similar to the one hanging here.
Video introduction to Owen D. Mort Jr. and his collection in this gallery.
How big is Africa compared the U.S.? Watch this video to find out.
How big is Africa compared the Indiana? Watch this video to find out.
Babban Riga, Great Gown
Unrecorded Artists from Nigeria
Hausa style, early-mid-twentieth century
indigo-dyed hand-woven cotton, cotton thread