Prestige panel

African (Bushong peoples)
Late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dimensions

Overall: 38.1 x 35.6 cm (15 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2281

Medium or Technique

Raffia plain weave with embroidery and drawn work

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small panel of prestige cloth made of dark brown raffia with embroidered and drawn work geometric pattern trimmed with a narrow navy blue border and small navy blue and tan pom-poms.

Provenance

Purchased in 1990-1991; 2004 Year-End Gift to the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Mary H. Kahlenberg and Robert T. Coffland