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Africa | Four Panels from a Ceremonial Skirt from the Kuba peoples (Bushoong group) from the Kasai River region of DR Congo | Raffia palm fiber | 20th century

Africa | Four Panels from a Ceremonial Skirt from the Kuba peoples (Bushoong group) from the Kasai River region of DR Congo | Raffia palm fiber | 20th century

Africa | Kuba skirts, Tcaka, long are cloths made from raffia, from the Ngeende, Bushoong and Ngongo peoples. They incorporate appliqued "patches", embroidered shapes and patterns, openwork, tie-dye, cowrie shells, barkcloth and border elements

Africa | Kuba skirts, Tcaka, long are cloths made from raffia, from the Ngeende, Bushoong and Ngongo peoples. They incorporate appliqued "patches", embroidered shapes and patterns, openwork, tie-dye, cowrie shells, barkcloth and border elements

Africa | Raffia Cloth | The Kuba people in D.R. Congo are known for their unique textiles. Raffia fibers are peeled from the leaves of the raffia palm and most often dyed with natural pigments. These long "skirts" are made of long lengths of the raffia fabric adorned with applique, piece-work, embroidery, and/or shells.

Africa | Raffia Cloth | The Kuba people in D.R. Congo are known for their unique textiles. Raffia fibers are peeled from the leaves of the raffia palm and most often dyed with natural pigments. These long "skirts" are made of long lengths of the raffia fabric adorned with applique, piece-work, embroidery, and/or shells.

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. late 19th century

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. late 19th century