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Textile (Democratic Republic of the Congo), late 19th century

This is a Textile. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is raffia and its technique is appliqué embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 111.8 x 43.2 cm (44 x 17 in.)

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Textile (Democratic Republic of the Congo), late 19th century; raffia; H x W: 111.8 x 43.2 cm (44 x 17 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1957-110-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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