Year: 20th century
Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo
Medium: Raffia, pigment
Size: 31 feet x 33 in.
Accession Number: 2004.151
Gift of William D. and Norma Canelas Roth
This skirt was once owned by a member of the Kuba Royal Family.This special skirt incorporated many of the Kuba people techniques for working raffia cloth including patchwork, embroidery and applique.