Lot 210: A Kuba noble's Skirt

People: Kuba
DR Congo
53" X 90"
Woven from raffia fiber, the long skirt in red and used during long periods of mourning; the surface with openwork patterns with zig-zag embroidery and large embroidered six-sided forms interlocking across the whole surface. The border of checkerboard black and white with small fiber tufts. A fine and old example of a noble's skirt from the Kuba-Bushoong.

Property of a New York private collector


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