University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Length: 64cm
Width: 60cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number267 - Other Number

Description

Embroidered natural color pile cloth. Tan and brown rectangle "X" and triangle patterns. green double lines intersect in center, forming four boxes.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 64View Objects cited in this Publication
[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.28View Objects cited in this Publication

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