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Africa | Raffia Cloth | The Kuba people in D.R. Congo are known for their unique textiles. Raffia fibers are peeled from the leaves of the raffia palm and most often dyed with natural pigments. These long "skirts" are made of long lengths of the raffia fabric adorned with applique, piece-work, embroidery, and/or shells.

Africa | Barkcloth (lioncloth) ~ 'Pongo' ~ from the Mbuti people of the Iturri Forest, DR Congo | Pouned bark, and natural plant dye | 20th century

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Design Sleuth: Framed Kuba Cloth as Decor

Ever sell something that you wished you had kept? Wished I still had my collection of framed Kuba cloth.