Lot 211: A Kuba Noble's Skirt panel

People: Kuba
DR Congo
72" X 51 ½"
Woven from raffia fiber, the skirt panel 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. Interlocking border in blue and beige velvet.

Property of a New York private collector


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