Kuba. <em>Raffia Cut-Pile Cloth</em>, 19th century. Raffia, 27 9/16 x 22 13/16 in. (70 x 58 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.553. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.553_top_PS5.jpg)

Raffia Cut-Pile Cloth


Medium: Raffia

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 27 9/16 x 22 13/16 in. (70 x 58 cm)


Accession Number: 22.553

Image: CUR.22.553_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plain weave raffia cloth with cut pile and flat embroidery. Diamond motif. Hemmed around entire cloth. Colors: Natural, gold, and dark brown. Condition: Fair to poor. Torn across width but cut pile in good condition.

Brooklyn Museum