University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1409
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Southwest Belgian Congo
Kasai-Sankuru Rivers
Length: 67cm
Width: 44.5cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number269 - Other Number


Straw embroidered colored pile cloth with brown and tan diamond and triangle patterns. 3 vertical green lines form 4 sections. Shrinkage in bottom right and left corners. Pattern distorted in center.


[Article] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1990. Style, Classification and Ethnicity: Design Catagories on Bakuba Raffia Cloth. Transactions. 80 (3): 1-157. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114 Fig. V.27View Objects cited in this Publication

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