Raffia Textile

Title

Raffia Textile

Identifier

2010.2.2

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures

Description

Chameleon-foot pattern in center merging into interlocking diamonds with differing rectilinear interiors, some with rare use of rust color in center. Uncommon design; yellow-tan mat

Creator

Africa, Kuba, Zaire

Format

Palm fiber, vegetal dye
Overall: 18 1/2" x 17" (47 x 43.2 cm)

Date

early to mid-20th century

Donor

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

Files

2010.2.2.JPG

Collection

Citation

Africa, Kuba, Zaire, “Raffia Textile,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 26, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/968.