Raffia Cloth

1983.05.0029B

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Raffia Cloth   (1983.05.0029B)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
  6. ;
  7. Materials T&E
  8. :
  9. Multiple Use T&E for Materials
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Kuba
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 67.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 33.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.3 cm
Weight 140 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Raffia
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Dyeing
Munsell Color Information Dark Orange Yellow (10 Y R 6/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

"Kuba Textiles: An Introduction." WAAC Newsletter, vol. 8, No. 1, January 1986, pp. 2-5. Felix, Marc Leo. 100 Peoples of Zaire and Their Sculpture. Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987. Mack, John, Anee-Marie Bouttiaux, Frieda Sorber, Anne Van Cutsem, Mauro Magliani. African Costumes and Textiles from the Berbers to the Zulus: the Zaira and Marcel Mis Collection. Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2008.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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