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Kuba Drum with Raffia Cloth and Cowrie Shells DR Congo African Materials: Wood, leather Approximate Age: mid/second half twentieth century

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Africa | Beaded Dance Rattle | Origin:  likely West Africa, Nigeria, Ibo people? Period/Date: mid 20th century. Materials:  Rolled tin, iron, fiber, nylon or composite trade beads, iron bells

Africa | Kuba skirts, Tcaka, long are cloths made from raffia, from the Ngeende, Bushoong and Ngongo peoples. They incorporate appliqued "patches", embroidered shapes and patterns, openwork, tie-dye, cowrie shells, barkcloth and border elements | © Bobbi Hamill