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Pile Cloth

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Object Number:
AF1407
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bushongo
Pianga
Provenience:
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Southwest Belgian Congo
Kasai-Sankuru Rivers
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Technique:
Embroidered
Description:
Embroidered natural color pile cloth. Tan and brown rectangle "X" and triangle patterns. green double lines intersect in center, forming four boxes.
Length:
64cm
Width:
60cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
267   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64
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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: 115 Fig. V.28
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