Each piece of kuba cloth is unique and image is only a representation only. Designs can not be specified. Width is approximately between 15" - 22" and length is approximately 35" - 40". Priced per one piece of kuba cloth.
Kuba cloth is just starting to become popular in the United States. Using the leaf of the raffia tree, the Kuba people of the Congo first hand cut, and then weave the strips of leaf to make pieces of fabric, often called raffia cloth. Made in Congo. M-F153
Kuba cloth is just starting to become popular in the United States. Using the leaf of the raffia tree, the Kuba people of the Congo first hand cut, and then weave the strips of leaf to make pieces of fabric, often called raffia cloth.
Each fabric, each pattern, and each design in traditional kuba fabrics has great meaning. Sizes vary from 20-28" wide x 9-14 ft. long. Made in Congo. M-F150
**SELECTING OS (overstock) means you will get a random piece. There is no guarantee which piece you will get when selecting OS.
Tasseled Kuba Cloth are intricate, elegant, and unique textiles that are made in Africa. It is the traditional fabric made by the Kuba people of central Africa, now currently the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Approximately 12-14" wide and 48-52" long. Made in the Congo. M-F310
Own an original Chokwe mask made of wood for decoration. The mask represent human heads and have slit eyes, sharp noses and broad lips. Scarifications are found on the foreheads and cheeks and they are marks of beautification. Comes with rigid woven raffia beaded hair. 13" long x 8" wide. Made in the Congo. A-WC023
Explore premium African fabric with the Premium Kuba Cloth – Double. Kuba cloth, made of woven palm leaf fiber, originated in what is now the Congo. This time-intensive cloth takes multiple people to make and is characterized by its bold geometric patterns. Each measures approximately 25-28" in width and 50-56" on length. M-F175
Hand-Crafted Kuba Cloth This magnificent fabric is made from the leaves of the raffia tree. It is one of the best examples of the ancient African tradition of raffia cloth weaving. Brilliant embroidered designs and appliques make this unique fabric stand out. In the past, European nobility displayed kuba cloth in curio cabinets as prime examples of African artistry. More recently, the masterful abstract patterning displayed in Kuba cloth served as a source of inspiration to artists such as Klee, Picasso, and Braque. Matisse was such a fan of kuba cloth that he displayed pieces of his extensive Kuba cloth collection on the walls of his studio. It takes an African craftsperson about one month to complete a small square of kuba cloth using a laborious technique that includes dying, detailed needlework, and clipping tufts. When you own a piece of kuba cloth, you truly have a piece of Africa in your home. Sizes vary but range from 60"-82" long and from 17"-24" wide. Made in Congo. M-F154