University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1485
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kuba (African culture)
Bangongo
Bushongo
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 66cm
Width: 52cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number1190 - Other Number

Description

Dark colored fiber pile cloth with diagonal "x" and rectangle and diamond designs. Brown and tan fiber. Horizontal brown double line and vertical line form perpendicular angle in center-right section of cloth. Fraying of right edge of cloth. Bottom left portion shows signs of bleeding, fading of brown fiber into tan/green hue. Dog-ear crease of bottom left side.


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