Ceremonial Skirt

A work made of raffia, plain weave; pieced; appliquéd with plain weave in pearl stitches; embroidered in pearl stitches.

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  • A work made of raffia, plain weave; pieced; appliquéd with plain weave in pearl stitches; embroidered in pearl stitches.

Date:

1900/25

Artist:

Kuba, possibly Bangongo
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kasai, Mushenge

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Artist

Kuba

Title

Ceremonial Skirt

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

1900–1925

Medium

Raffia, plain weave; pieced; appliquéd with plain weave in pearl stitches; embroidered in pearl stitches

Dimensions

94.3 × 521.6 cm (37 1/8 × 205 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Edward E. Ayer Endowment, a memorial to Charles L. Hutchinson by his great friend and admirer; Samuel P. Avery and Maurice D. Galleher endowments

Reference Number

1985.201

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