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Object Number:
AF1526
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Kuba (African culture)
Bushongo
Bangendi
Provenience:
Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:
African
Materials:
Raffia
Technique:
Embroidered
Description:
Embroidered pile cloth, natural-color raffia fiber pile cloth with brown and tan diamond and diagonal line patterns. Nine quadrants with two horizontal line and two vertical double green lines between each quadrant. Right-bottom right center portions shrunken in. Brown stain in top right portion.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Amachi, Ndidi U. 1995. The Art of African Textiles: Form and Function. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5
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[Article] Washburn, Dorothy K. 1990. Style, Classification and Ethnicity: Design Catagories on Bakuba Raffia Cloth. Transactions. 80 (3): 1-157. : Page/Fig./Plate: 110 Fig. V.21
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