University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1641
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Babundu
Babunda
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:340 - Other Number

Description

Pile cloth. Natural background, decorated withblack embroidered diamonds. Fringe found on two sides. warping of fiber gives it a flat parabolic shape. Fiber fringe on bottom. Loss of fringe on left side. Half of lower part of woman's dress.


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