Mbuun Woman's Skirt

Mbuun People

DR Congo

42" x 29.5" (107 x 75 cm)

DESCRIPTION

Woman's Skirt
Mbuun People
Kwilu-Kwango River Basin, DR Congo
Late 19th century
Raffia palm fiber, plain weave with float derived patterning and embroidery
Collected by the Belgian colonial administrator Emile Lejeune between 1905-1920
A recently published catalog on Emile Lejeune's travels and collecting has recently been published:
La Collection Emile Lejeune  Arts Premiers Objets du Congo Belge 1905-1920
by Jo de Buck and Nathalie Depadt, see page 34 for a similar Mbuun skirt

42" x 29.5" (107 x 75 cm)

CONDITION

Excellent

Provenance

Jo de Buck

DATE

Late 19th century

Dimensions

42" x 29.5" (107 x 75 cm)

PRICE

Price on Request

PRICE ON REQUEST

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