Kuba Shoowa Woven Panel

Mid 20th Century

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Description

Woven panel mounted to a covered stretcher.

  • Handmade of raffia fibers, the foundations are woven by men and later embroidered in intricate patterns by women.
  • Employing an overall balanced pattern, deep plush and even lines, these textiles were made for personal use, trade and dowry.
  • Mounted to archival canvas covered in a taupe chenille textile.
Provenance

Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

Condition Report
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Slight fraying to some edges.

Moderate signs of handling and use, consistent with age and type.

Dimensions
Height: 24 inches / 60.96 cm
Width: 24 inches / 60.96 cm
Depth: 0.5 inches / 1.27 cm
Materials
Raffia, Chenille
Period
Mid-Century Modern
Decorative Style
Modern Style
Country of Origin
DR Congo
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