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Textile

Pile Cloth

Object Number:AF1660D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Length: 70 cm
Width: 70 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1275 - Other Number

Description

Natural color pile cloth with reddish-brown and brown horizontal-stripe pattern. Knotted fiber fringe on left side; fringe on top, right and bottom sides. Horizontal crease through center from folding. Darkening of top portion; elongated triangle-shaped dark portions in bottom/center and center/left portions of cloth.

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