Three old Kuba cloths of woven raffia in shades of cream, brown, black, from the kuba people in the Congo.
The enormous variety of designs together with the specific handwork style of different crafters, make each cloth section unique and as varied as the imaginations of the crafters. It is quite impossible to find a duplicate cloth.
Condition: minor raffia loss, stains and a little wear. But above all beautiful decorative pieces which are very suitable for wall hanging instead of wallpaper or painting.
Cloth 1: Height 65 cm / 25.6 inch. Width 55 cm / 21.7 inch.
Cloth 2: Height 61 cm / 24.0 inch. Width 54 cm / 21.3 inch.
Cloth 3: Height 72 cm / 28.3 inch. Width 60 cm / 21.6 inch.
Provenance: obtained from the collection of an old lady who was a teacher handicrafts, she visited flea markets for many years, The Hague, Netherlands.