Large Kuba Raffia Skirt – NGONGO – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. 1960'-1970'. Approximately cm. 71,0 x cm. 455,0  (2.78 x 16.24 Feet). Excellent conditions. The length and the elegance of the skirt measure the prestige of the owner. These tissues were also used as currency. The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia...

Fine Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

  Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 67,0 x 60,5  (26.37 x 23.81 inches).   The Kuba 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 – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 70 x 60  (27.55 x 23.62 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...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Early 20th century. Approximately cm. 81 x 606  (2.65 x 19.88 Feet). 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...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 60 x 300  (23.6 x 118.1 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...

Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR CongoKuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 120 x 48  (47.24" x 18.89"). 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...

Large Kuba Raffia Skirt – NGONGO – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 60,0 x 600,0 (2 x 20 Ft). Elegant and important fabric; chequered patterns represent the interaction of opposites (male-female, day and night, and so on). The length and the elegance of the skirt measure the prestige of the owner. These tissues were also...

Kuba Raffia Cloth – BUSHOONG – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 81 x 178 (31.8 x 70.0 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...

Kuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR CongoKuba Raffia – SHOOWA – Kasai Velvet – DR Congo

Raffia Vinifera fibers. Mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 120 x 64 (47.2 x 25.1 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...