R6060/9/1 Textile; Kanga; Wrap

pair of kangas worn on a mannequinThis pair of kangas from Nairobi, Kenya, was made to promote the political party Jubilee in a 2017 election. Kangas are bought in pairs and worn as an outfit with one wrapped as a skirt and one as a top, shawl, or headcovering. They usually feature a slogan which is used to make a statement, whether personal or political. Collected as part of the ‘Fashioning Africa’ project.

Creator: Jubilee

Place: Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Date: 2017

red, white, yellow and black cloth with two clasped hands and the word jubilee