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RAFFIA CLOTH WITH CUT-PILE AFRICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION Catalog No: 90.0/ 2191 Culture: KUBA Locale: KASAI PROVINCE Country: ZAIRE?, CONGO? Material: PALM LEAF FIBER Dimensions: L: 141 W: 53.5 [in CM] Technique: PLAIN WEAVE, CUT PILE AND STEM STITCH EMBROIDERY Acquisition Year: 1907 [GIFT] Donor: BELGIAN GOVERNMENT

RAFFIA CLOTH WITH CUT-PILE AFRICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION Catalog No: 90.0/ 2191 Culture: KUBA Locale: KASAI PROVINCE Country: ZAIRE?, CONGO? Material: PALM LEAF FIBER Dimensions: L: 141 W: 53.5 [in CM] Technique: PLAIN WEAVE, CUT PILE AND STEM STITCH EMBROIDERY Acquisition Year: 1907 [GIFT] Donor: BELGIAN GOVERNMENT

The kingdom of the Kongo flourished along the lower Congo River by the late fifteenth century. It was an agricultural society whose people were skilled in weaving, pottery making, blacksmithing, and carving. There was a sharp gender division of labor: women dominated crop cultivation and domestic tasks; men cleared the forest, hunted, and traded. The population resided in small, family-based villages.

The kingdom of the Kongo flourished along the lower Congo River by the late fifteenth century. It was an agricultural society whose people were skilled in weaving, pottery making, blacksmithing, and carving. There was a sharp gender division of labor: women dominated crop cultivation and domestic tasks; men cleared the forest, hunted, and traded. The population resided in small, family-based villages.

Dem. Rep. Congo.  Most Luba art relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies.  The Kingdom of Luba was a pre-colonial Central African state, which is now southern Democratic Republic of Congo.  The Luba had a wealth of natural resources such as gold, ivory, copper, frankincense and ebony but they also produced and traded a variety of goods such as pottery and masks.

Dem. Rep. Congo. Most Luba art relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. The Kingdom of Luba was a pre-colonial Central African state, which is now southern Democratic Republic of Congo. The Luba had a wealth of natural resources such as gold, ivory, copper, frankincense and ebony but they also produced and traded a variety of goods such as pottery and masks.

Kuba weaver, DRC  |  The Kuba Kingdom is a confederation of several groups of people in the area now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo. They were nomadic until the 1600s and absorbed textile traditions from the Kongo people of the west coast as well as from the Tutsi and Hutu groups in the east.

Kuba weaver, DRC | The Kuba Kingdom is a confederation of several groups of people in the area now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo. They were nomadic until the 1600s and absorbed textile traditions from the Kongo people of the west coast as well as from the Tutsi and Hutu groups in the east.

Africa I Kuba "velvet" panel Shoowa people, Kuba Kingdom , DM Congo Early 20th century Raffia palm fiber, stem stitch and cut pile embroidery

Africa I Kuba "velvet" panel Shoowa people, Kuba Kingdom , DM Congo Early 20th century Raffia palm fiber, stem stitch and cut pile embroidery

Bwoom+Mask,+Bushoong+Kuba+Culture,+from+Lulua+Province,+Democratic+Republic+of+the+Congo,+late+19th+or+early+20th+century.jpg (1536×1312)

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Mukyeem or Mukenge mask, Kuba Origin: Kuba Kingdom D.R.Congo Approx Age: Mid - Later 20th Century Materials: Animal skin, raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, wood Dimensions cm: 52 tallest point x 26 widest point - Exquisite African Art

Mukyeem or Mukenge mask, Kuba Origin: Kuba Kingdom D.R.Congo Approx Age: Mid - Later 20th Century Materials: Animal skin, raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, wood Dimensions cm: 52 tallest point x 26 widest point - Exquisite African Art

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