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Textile

Pile Cloth

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Object Number:AF1669
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dumbi
Dumba (uncertain)
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Technique:Embroidered
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1008 - Field No SF

Description

Pile cloth. Ground color is a faded black with white embroidery-geometric shapes. Red-brown satin on left side. bleeding of tan dyestuff onto cloth. Fraying of right bottom corner, dogearing of bottom left corner. Shrinkage of all sides. Delamination of fiber in left section.

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