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Kasai velvet ( Kuba cloth) is made in Africa, Congo,from the fiber of the raffia palm. It is woven by the man and decorated by the women. Beautiful geometric patterns with raised cut pile that looks like velvet.
Kuba skirt - bark cloth incorporated 20.5”W x 9’L - courtesy of Hamill Gallery Kuba skirts, more generally known as Kuba cloth, are identified as the long raffia textiles embellished with embroidery and appliqué made in the Congo (Democratic Republic) of Central Africa.