Materials: Woven and Embroidered Raffia, Cut Pile Raffia, Hand Woven All Cotton Back, Genuine Sueded Leather, Zipper, 90/10 Feather/Down Insert
||Seam to Seam, 17” H x 18” W
||Visual: 15” H x 16”W
Description: Diamond and Zig-Zag Motifs Dominate This Raffia Textile Kuba Cloth Pillow. Kuba is a Hand Woven, Embroidered, Cut Pile Textile of the Kuba Peoples of Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. It is Sometimes Referred to as “Kasai Velvet”, as it is an Art Form of the Kasai River Valley Region Where the Raffia is Harvested. The Base Cloth of These Smaller Cloths is Woven by the Kuba Men, While the Embroidery is Done by the Women.
This Ethnic Decorative Pillow is Backed in a Camel Colored, Hand Loomed, Hand Dyed, Hand Woven Cotton, Maintaining the Hand Crafted Nature of the Kuba Cloth Textile. Edges are Bound in Sueded Leather. Zipper Closure at Lower Back of Pillow. Suede Leather and Cotton are Reclaimed Fabric From Designer Apparel. Colors are Camel, Buckskin, Straw, Chocolate, Curry Green.
An Artisanaware Pillow to Fashion the Interior With Rich, Ethnic Flavor and to Celebrate African Textiles and the Craft and the Artistry of the Kuba People, Who, Today Live Amidst Much Strife, Injustice, Instability, and Poverty.
Quantity Available: One of a Kind
Price: $195.00 $117.00 40% Off! (Includes 90/10 Feather Down Pillow Insert)