University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-52-103
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Congo
Section:African
Materials:Raffia
Pigment
Technique:Twisted
Braided
Woven
Sewn
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1910.1.6 - Other Number

Description

Belt made of plyed raffia, which is sewn in an "S" and is not visible from the front; 2 of the 22 cords are of dark brown; this color is used to weave small sections at the middle and ends for extra support; at either end, braided draws the cords together to a point.


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