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African Art
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Pile cloth

late 19th–early 20th century

Woven and pile embroidered raffia and dye

48 × 17 in. (121.9 × 43.2 cm)
Purchased with a gift from Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
2000.95.1
Geography: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Kuba
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased by Yale University Art Gallery from Marc L. Felix, Tribal Arts S.P.R.L., Belgium, 2000

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 156.

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