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.

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