Panel

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

Image actions

  • 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

Currently Off View

Textiles

Artist

Kuba

Title

Panel

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

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: 13-14 × 25-26 cm (5 1/8-5 1/2 × 9 3/4-10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Textile Society and royalties from Avon Company

Reference Number

1984.1029

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share