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detail of an 'nbol' from the Shoowa Kuba people of DR Congo, Raffia, embroidered. via Sotheby's

DR Congo Shoowa Kuba people 'nbol' of raffia embroidered with black, yellow and ochre colours.

Tecido Kuba, povo que vive no Congo, este painel foi confeccionado em ráfia e foi utilizado diversas tecnicas.Geometria perfeita.

Ceremonial Textile Panel Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Kuba Culture, Shoowa people, late to early century

Africa | Raffia pile cloth from the Kuba people of DR Congo | ca. 1975 | Raffia; cut pile stitch.

Africa | Raffia pile cloth from the Kuba people of DR Congo | ca. 1975 | Raffia; cut pile stitch.

Kuba Shoowa man's status cloth, DR Congo, Late 19th or early 20th C.

Shoowa Man's Status Cloth Shoowa People, Kuba Kingdom DR Congo Late or early century Raffia palm fiber, sten stitch and cut-pile embroidery 54 x 35 cm x inches)

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Hand-woven Kuba raffia cloth from The Congo. The African… #create #art

Hand-woven Kuba raffia cloth from The Congo. The African Fabric Shop : Textiles, beads and inspiration from Africa

Africa | Detail from Kuba skirt hand woven from the fibers of the Raffia ( Vinifera palm ) | Hand woven in Congo ( formerly Zaire ) by the people of Kuba tribe.

of Congo. Detail from Kuba skirt hand woven from the fibers of the Raffia ( Vinifera palm )

Velvet effect

Man's Status Cloth from the Shoowa people of the Kuba Kingdom, DR Congo - Early Century

Ceremonial Skirt (Ntchak)

Africa Ceremonial Skirt (Ntchak) from the Kuba people (Bushoong group) from the Kasai River Region of the DR Congo Raffia palm fiber with natural dyes ca.

A traditional Kuba dance skirt, made of appliqué raffia cloth, from the D.R. Congo:

A traditional Kuba dance skirt, made of appliqué raffia cloth, from the D.

Another unusual design. Africa | Kuba cloth from DR Congo | The central park is bark cloth the sides are raffia cloth | These types of special wraps are worn outside, or on top of, long dance skirts by the Kuba, for extra decoration and prestige.

Kuba cloth from DR Congo - The central part is bark cloth the sides are raffia cloth. These types of special wraps are worn outside, or on top of, long dance skirts by the Kuba, for extra decoration and prestige.

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