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Pillowslip

African
Bakuba culture


Dimensions

52 x 52.5 cm (20 1/2 x 20 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .525 x .52

Accession Number

04.259

Medium or Technique

Grass cloth

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of dull pink and is covered with an all-over design of diamonds and lines of brown and white grass. Part of the design has a pile like velvet. Lined with natural-colored grass, which is woven with a few brown and red grasses. Said to be embroidered, in the register.

Provenance

Lot #35
Purchased from Mrs. J. Stephen Crowley

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund