Framed Kuba Raffia Textile, Congo, Mid 20th Century - Kate Thurlow | Tony Bunzl

Framed Kuba Raffia Textile, Congo, Mid 20th Century

£220.00






Framed Kuba textile made from woven and piled raffia palm in typical geometric design using natural dyes. Congo, mid 20th century.

This type of Kuba cloth, known as "shoowa", is made of raffia with two layers - the front design and a solid colour back that wraps around the edges of the cloth. Women of the Bakuba tribe design the textile and create it using embroidery and cut pile and the men weave the structure of the cloth on a loom.

Modern hardwood frame, cardboard mount and non reflective glazing.

HEIGHT FRAMED:

301/2 in. (77 cm)

WIDTH FRAMED:

27 1/2 in. (70 cm)



 

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