University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: AF1640
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Length: 90cm
Width: 28cm
Credit Line:Gift of Emil Torday, 1913


Pile cloth. Geometric designs, which consists mostly of diamond shapes. Dark fringe on both ends. One end also has a wide raffia fringe. shrinkage in center portion has made a vertical crease and warped the pile cloth on the left side of the crease. Part of woman's dress. With losenge pattern embroidery ( embroidery by men).

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