Woman's Overskirt

A work made of raffia, plain weave; pieced; embroidered in lateral looping and stem stitches; couching; joined by buttonhole, pearl, and trammed twisted buttonhole stitches; edged in lateral looping stitches.

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  • A work made of raffia, plain weave; pieced; embroidered in lateral looping and stem stitches; couching; joined by buttonhole, pearl, and trammed twisted buttonhole stitches; edged in lateral looping stitches.

Date:

1875/1925

Artist:

Kuba, Bushong
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mushenge

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Artist

Kuba

Title

Woman's Overskirt

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

1875–1925

Medium

Raffia, plain weave; pieced; embroidered in lateral looping and stem stitches; couching; joined by buttonhole, pearl, and trammed twisted buttonhole stitches; edged in lateral looping stitches

Dimensions

133 × 57.1 cm (52 3/8 × 22 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Tillie C. Cohn Fund and Tillie C. Cohn Fund in memory of her parents, Max and Rose N. Cohn

Reference Number

1987.162

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