The Irma Stern Trust Collection


Artist name:

DR Congo, Kuba

Artwork title:

Raffia pile cloth

Description: Kuba raffia pile cloth (velour de kasai). Type A111 Geometrical design - Mbolo. Pink dyed raffia canvas backfround, embroidered with natural and black coloured raffia. Black lines are in stem stitch. The base of the cloth is unembroidered.

Artwork date(s): before 1942
Artwork type: African Collection
Medium: palm raffia
Measurements: 585X540
Accession number: 331

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