Woman's Ornamental Belt

Nkundo People

DR Congo

12 x 9 inches as shown on custom made stand (30.5 x 23 cm)

DESCRIPTION

Woman’s Ornamental Belt, Libogi
Nkundo people, D.R.Congo

Late 19th or early 20th century
Raffia palm fiber, cowry shells, 2-strand weft wrapping

For reference please see Weaving Abstraction, pages 38-40
Vanessa Drake Moraga, The Textile Museum, Washington DC, 2011

CONDITION

Excellent

Provenance

Cathryn Cootner Collection, former Curator of Textiles at the De Young Museum, San Francisco

DATE

Circa 1900

Dimensions

12 x 9 inches as shown on custom made stand (30.5 x 23 cm)

PRICE

2500

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