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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
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.
Length:
66cm
Width:
52cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff
Other Number:
1190   -   Other Number

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