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Kuba Cloth, Kasai Velvet Woven Raffia, Vintage African Tribal Textile

Vendor
Morrissey Fabric
Regular price
$48.00
Sale price
$48.00

African Kuba Cloth: Raffia velvet texture, natural color, and abstracted geometric design!  Beautiful vintage textile makes a statement as a wall hanging with or without a frame.  These versatile pieces are also used for pillow covers and upholstery.  They are very durable.

Dimensions: 21.5 inches long x 19.25 inches wide
Great for Global style or Jungalowstyle or any modern setting.

Kuba Textiles come from the Congo. Kuba cloth panels are handwoven using the leaves of the Raffia Palm tree. The Kuba Shoowa panels are embroidered in various designs in some areas while thick pile that resembles velvet is sewn into cloth and trimmed by snipping fibers; nick named Kasai Velvet. Kuba cloths are highly collectible and come in endless one of a kind patterns.

This work of African textile art is in very good condition. This item is made by the Bakuba tribe in Congo. This is a unique and dramatic textile for the lover of fiber art, or the person who enjoys a global-style to warm their surroundings.  
Photo 4 for design inspiration!

Item #0218.SmlKuba26G
Black and natural raffia color. Stunning geometric pattern

Please message me with any questions as my vintage items are not returnable.