The Irma Stern Trust Collection


Artist name:

DR Congo, Kuba

Artwork title:

Raffia pile cloth

Description: Kuba raffia pile cloth (velour de kasai). Type A11 Linear design. Coarse handwoven raffia canvas background. The design consists of straight lines in 2 colours - natural and blackish brown. The pile is the bushy type. No embroidery.

Artwork date(s): before 1942
Artwork type: African Collection
Medium: palm raffia
Measurements: 600X595
Accession number: 312

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