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Textile

Dress

Object Number:AF1627
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:287 - Other Number

Description

Material probably imported from Banguli. Woman's loin cloth made of five pieces of dyed cloth woven from raphia palm fibre. The cloths of this region are woven in small pieces, which are stiched together to make garments.

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