Dance Skirt


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Artifact Identification Dance Skirt   (2011.05.0013)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Kuba Kasai

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 77.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 56.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .2 cm
Weight 197 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Raffia
Manufacturing Processes Sewing, Weaving, Embroidering
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. Spring, Christopher. African Textiles: With Forty Full Color Plates. Crescent Books: New York, 1989. Compare to Plate 13. 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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