African, Oceanic & New World Cultures
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
Africa, Kuba, Zaire
Palm fiber, vegetal dye
Overall: 18 1/2" x 17" (47 x 43.2 cm)
early to mid-20th century
Gift of Ralph ('65) and Barbara Drake ('68) Bresler
Africa, Kuba, Zaire, “Raffia Textile,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 25, 2021, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/968.