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Double Panel

A work made of raffia, stripes of plain 1:1 gauze crossings and bands of plain weave and complementary weft plain weave self-patterned by complementary ground weft floats with ground weft and knotted main warp fringe.
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  • A work made of raffia, stripes of plain 1:1 gauze crossings and bands of plain weave and complementary weft plain weave self-patterned by complementary ground weft floats with ground weft and knotted main warp fringe.

Date:

Mid–/late 19th century

Artist:

Possibly Mangbetu
Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Culture

Mangbetu

Title

Double Panel

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

Made 1825–1900

Medium

Raffia, stripes of plain 1:1 gauze crossings and bands of plain weave and complementary weft plain weave self-patterned by complementary ground weft floats with ground weft and knotted main warp fringe

Dimensions

134.5 × 92.5 cm (53 × 36 1/2 in.) Warp repeat: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Harriott A. Fox Endowment

Reference Number

1999.286

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