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Object Number:
AF1409
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience:
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Southwest Belgian Congo
Kasai-Sankuru Rivers
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Description:
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.
Length:
67cm
Width:
44.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
269   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[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.27
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