Kuba (Bushoong subgroup). <em>Raffia Band</em>, 19th century. Raffia, 48 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.  (123 x 8.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.708. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.708_top_PS5.jpg)

Raffia Band

Artist:Kuba (Bushoong subgroup)

Medium: Raffia

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 48 7/16 x 3 7/16 in. (123 x 8.7 cm)


Accession Number: 22.708

Image: CUR.22.708_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plain weave raffia band with cut pile and overcast embroidery. Nnaam and Mbul bwiin motifs. Thread count: wa/in 28, we/in:26. Hemmed along two lengthwise edges; fringed on one end. Condition: Good; some stains.

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