Raffia panel

African (Kuba peoples)
early 20th century


Object Place: Democratic Republic of Congo

Dimensions

145 x 28 cm (57 1/16 x 11 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 144.8 cm; W: 27.9 cm

Accession Number

1992.223

Medium or Technique

Cut loop pile technique, embroidery, mineral dyes

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Raffia panel, probably skirt without borders, mineral dyes, plain weave, withdrawn elements. Cut loop pile technique, embroidery
Condition: Good

Provenance

Ex collection: A. Ashkanazi, Paris

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund