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Impressive Large African Kuba Cloth, Framed

US$2,900Asking Price

About

A framed textile created by the Kuba of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These traditional textiles are created from raffia cloth dyed with twool, a pigment harvested from the heart of certain African tree species. Multiple layers of this cloth are cut and sewn together and this particular fabric has contrasting thread. Kuba cloth are renowned for their geometric patterns that relate to musical and mathematic principles. The cloth is mounted "floating" style against a black canvas, which enhances the angular black patterning. The entire piece is encased behind plexiglass in a blond-finish wood frame.

Details

  • Creator
    Kuba (Maker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 41.25 in. (104.78 cm)Width: 97.5 in. (247.65 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Condition
    Newly custom framed.
  • Seller Location
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU82581797642

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    Ships From: Pasadena, CA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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