Raffia Textile

Title

Raffia Textile

Identifier

2010.2.1

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures

Description

Four-squared disparate registers suggesting sampler: 1) seven rows hexagonal elements with black medians; 2) four dark and light serrated bands; 3) variations of interlocking diamonds interspersed with hexagons; 4) chameleon-foot pattern. Tightly woven

Creator

Africa, Kuba, Zaire

Format

Palm fiber, vegetal dye
Overall: 16" x 16" (40.6 x 40.6 cm)

Date

early to mid-20th century

Donor

Gift of Ralph ('65) and Barbara Drake ('68) Bresler

Files

2010.2.1.JPG

Collection

Citation

Africa, Kuba, Zaire, “Raffia Textile,” Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum at Miami University, accessed May 25, 2024, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/967.