Kuba woven raffia skirt length, Congo, late 20th century
Woven raffia skirt length with appliqué geometric decoration dyed in natural pigments. Kuba, Congo, late 20th century.
Kuba cloth is made from the handwoven fibres of raffia palm leaves. The cloth is then dyed with natural pigments and decorated with similarly dyed and woven applique geometric patterns.
|WIDTH:||19 3/4 in. (50cm)|
|LENGTH:||10ft 9 1/2 in. (329cm)|