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,” Richard and Carole Cocks Art Museum at Miami University, accessed April 20, 2024, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/968.