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

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Culture

Kuba

Title

Woman's Skirt

Origin

Democratic Republic of Congo

Date

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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