Male Titleholder's Skirt
Dengese or Ngoombe People
DR Congo, Kasai Region
20th century
Raffia palm fiber, embroidery, reverse appliqué technique
The red dye is from tukula,  from camwood tree root
257 x 33 inches   

A rare white ground skirt with some of the appliqué panels made from recycled tie-dyed raffia fabric



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