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Raffia Pile Cloth

Type: Yarn, Fabric and Fabric Finishing Material
Object Name: Raffia Pile Cloth
Place Made: Africa: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
People: Shoowa
Period: Early 20th century
Date: 1900 - 1930
Dimensions: L 39 cm x W 71 cm
Materials: Raffia
Techniques: Plain woven; cut pile stitch; embroidered
ID Number: T94.3025a
Credit: From the Opekar / Webster Collection