Kuba Over Skirt – Barkcloth – DR Congo

1970'-1980'. Raffia vinifera fibers and bark. Approximately cm. 55,0 x cm. 160,0  (21.65" x 62.99"). Excellent conditions, rare item. This bark cloth is made by beating a layer just under the bark until it's not thin and pliableis and is the central area of the long prom dresses for decoration and added prestige. This piece is...

Kuba Ngende Cloth Ceremonial Over Skirt – DR Congo

Mid 20th century. Raffia Vinifera fibers. Approximately cm. 480,0 x 90,0  (188.98" x 35.43"). Ceremonial wraparound skirt from Kuba Ngende worn by the village chief or title holder at festivities and ceremonies. Only they are allowed to wear the texile with pattern blocks (matweemy). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics (Ntchaks) ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera. It is tough material,...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Early to mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 84,0 x cm. 44,0 (33.07" x 17.32"). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging to the same family. Each piece must be soaked,beaten, and then worked and scraped by hand, so as to assume its typical characteristics of fine silk-like.

Kuba Raffia Skirt – NGONGO – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. 20th century. Approximately cm. 404,0 x cm. 61,0  (159.05 x 24.01 Inches). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging to the same family. Each piece must be soaked,beaten, and then worked and scraped by hand, so as to assume its typical characteristics of fine silk-like.

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 88,0 x cm. 70,0  (34.64 x 27.55 Inches). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging to the same family. Each piece must be soaked,beaten, and then worked and scraped by hand, so as to assume its typical characteristics of fine silk-like.

Kuba BARKCLOTH – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 135,0 x 41,5  (53.14 x 16.33 inches). This bark cloth is made by beating a layer just under the bark until it's not thin and pliableis and is the central area of the long prom dresses for decoration and added prestige. This piece is painted generally Kuba...

Kuba Raffia Cloth Ceremonial Over Skirt – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers, cowry shells. Late 20th century. Approximately cm. 54 x 138  (21.25" x 54.33"). This piece is finely embroidered. The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women...

Kuba Raffia – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

  Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Without fringes approximately cm. 66,0 x cm. 116,0 (25.98" x 41.73"). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. 1960-1970. Approximately cm. 57 x 199 (22.44 x 78.34 Inches). Excellent conditions. The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging to the same family. Each piece...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately mt. 4,00 x mt. 0,80  (13.12 x 2.62 feet). The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging...