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Geometry of the Kuba

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

Africa | Raffia cloth from the Shoowa (Kuba) people of DR Congo | 20th century

Africa | Raffia cloth from the Shoowa (Kuba) people of DR Congo | 20th century

Africa | Asante Wrapper. Ghana | mid to late 19th century | Imported cotton cloth and black pigment | Historically Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adinkra cloths recently have become increasingly fashionable at social festivities and nonfunerary functions.

Ghana mid to late century Imported cotton cloth and black pigment Historically Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adi

Africa | Deatil of a KUBA skirt textile panel: DR Congo, mid 20th century, DR of Congo

KUBA skirt textile panel DR Congo, mid century, cm End of a long cloth that was worn as a skirt or dress. The full skirts (Ngeende) were made .

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