The Irma Stern Trust Collection


Artist name:

DR Congo, Kuba

Artwork title:

Raffia pile cloth

Description: Kuba raffia pile pile cloth (velour de kasai). Type A11. (stem stitch only for bordering of the various design units). Geometrical design - Mamanye (chevron design) and unknown "vegetable" design. Light purple raffia canvas embroidered with natural and black coloured raffia.

Artwork date(s): before 1942
Artwork type: African Collection
Medium: palm raffia
Measurements: 660X520
Accession number: 325

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