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Tongue-in-Cheek Mounted Kuba Cloth Panel

$1,850

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A provocative late 20th century Kuba cloth panel with a bold zigzag and diamond pattern woven in black and natural cut pile raffia surrounding a tongue-in-cheek inscription reading, "100% POLYESTER." Kuba cloths are constructed of fine strips of raffia, knotted and cut, creating beautiful geometric patterns. Sometimes panels are stitched together to create long dance skirts worn by men during various ceremonies. This one is particularly special as it depicts the artist's humor, something not frequently found in tribal arts of this type.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-WovenRaffia
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RIGHTPROPER15571stDibs: LU3738323464772

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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