Cloth, Textile


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Artifact Identification Cloth, Textile   (2010.01.0245)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Funerary Objects
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  7. Materials T&E
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  9. Multiple Use T&E for Materials
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1980 - 1990
Culture Kasai Kuba

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 57 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 55 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .3 cm
Weight 228.0 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Raffia
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing, Weaving
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

Adams, Monni. “Kuba Embroidered Cloth.” African Arts, Vol. XII, No. 1. Nov. 1978. Picton, John and John Mack. African Textiles. London: British Museum, 1989. Pp. 174-176, 194-201. "Kuba Textiles: An Introduction." WAAC Newsletter, vol. 8, No. 1, January 1986, pp. 2-5. 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 Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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