Kuba

Kuba Raffia Skirt – NGONGO – DR Congo

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

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

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 geometric patterns.

Kuba Raffia – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Kuba Raffia – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 46,0 x cm. 220,0 (18.11″ x 86.61″). 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 Ceremonial Over Skirt – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

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 and children belonging to the same […]

Kuba Raffia – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

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 children belonging to the same […]

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

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 must be soaked, beaten, and […]

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

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 to the same family. Each piece […]

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 73,0 x 89,0  (28,74 x 35,02 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, […]

Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 120,0 x 77,0  (47.24 x 30.31 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 […]

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