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A work made of raffia, plain weave; embroidered with raffia in stem stitches and running stitches cut to form pile; couching.

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  • A work made of raffia, plain weave; embroidered with raffia in stem stitches and running stitches cut to form pile; couching.

Date:

Possibly mid–20th century

Artist:

Kuba
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mushenge

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Kuba

Title

Panel

Place

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1925–1975

Medium

Raffia, plain weave; embroidered with raffia in stem stitches and running stitches cut to form pile; couching

Dimensions

58.7 × 54 cm (23 1/8 × 21 1/4 in.); Repeat: 13 × 25 cm (5 1/8 × 9 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Textile Society and royalties from Avon Company

Reference Number

1984.1029

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