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,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 26, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/967.