Ceremonial Skirt

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

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

Date:

1900/25

Artist:

Kuba, possibly Ngeende or Ngongo
Democratic Republic of the Congo

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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; edged with cut fringe

Dimensions

83.6 × 537 cm (32 7/8 × 211 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

1985.202

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