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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Kuba
Title:Overskirt
Date Made:20th century
Type:Clothing
Materials:Cotton, raffia, and natural dyes
Place Made:Africa; Kuba Kingdom (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Measurements:overall: 55 x 22 in.; 139.7 x 55.88 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2000.7.5
Credit Line:Gift of Roda and Gil Graham
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Description:
Alternating bands of two buff with black thread and two ochre cloth panels (each panel with embroidered geometric designs). Black border with curvilinear edges. Cut raffia velvet panel at one end.

Keywords/Tags:
African

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