Woman's Overskirt

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

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Kuba, Shoowa
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mushenge

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Artist

Kuba

Title

Woman's Overskirt

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Raffia, plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches and running stitches cut to form pile

Dimensions

130.5 × 57.8 cm (51 3/8 × 22 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1987.164

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