Kongo. <em>Bag</em>, 19th century. Raffia fiber, 7 7/8 x 15 3/4 in. (20 x 40 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1615. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1615_front_PS5.jpg)



Medium: Raffia fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 15 3/4 in. (20 x 40 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1615

Image: CUR.22.1615_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Woven fiber bag with tufted balls along top and bottom edges of one side. Above top row of tufted balls, is braided edge. There are parallel bands of open work around central area of bag. In one piece; however, fiber is fragile. There is a tear at top.

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