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Textile

Object Number:AF1660C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Batetela
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Length: 65 cm
Width: 66 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1273 - Other Number

Description

Natural color fiber pile cloth with reddish-brown and brown horizontal-stripe design. Knotted fiber fringe on left side; fringe on top, right and bottom sides. Horizontal crease from folding in center. Shrinking in of bottom left corner. Delamination of fibers in bottom right corner and top center.

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