20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 225
TEN RAFFIA-VELVET KUBA CLOTH SQUARE PANELS
20TH CENTURY, ZAIRE
Each with various geometrical motifs
20 in. (51 cm.) sqaure, approx. and similar (10)
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The Kuba people of Zaire, formerly the Belgian Congo, live in the fertile lands of equatorial Africa between the Kasai and Sankuru Rivers. Kuba cloths are woven from the fibres of the Raphia Vinifera palm.
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