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Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Ntsak)
Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Ntsak)
Date:
ca. 1950–1960
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Raffia (vegetable Fiber); Plain Weave, Applique
Dimensions:
72.4 x 258.4 cm (28 1/2 x 101 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Kuba, Ngongo Subgroup
Accession Number:
1997.16
Acquisition Date:
1997-04-10
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Laurence Klein Fund and Margarette Fisher Fund

Exhibition History:

From Three Continents: Textile Acquisitions 1996-2000

Woman's long ceremonial skirt made up of joined squares of raffia cloth, dyed brown and embellished with appliques in brown, orange, and undyed raffia

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Post
Post (early 20th century)