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Woman's Skirt

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

Date:

Possibly 18th century

Artist:

Kuba, Bushong
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mushenge

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Kuba

Title

Woman's Skirt

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

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

Dimensions

77 × 37.4 cm (30 1/4 × 14 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1987.166

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