Cloth; woven of raffia palm leaf; rectangle of beige cloth, folded in half lengthwise and sewn opposite fold; pattern of brown diamonds embroidered down centre with concentric zigzag lines either side; fringe along each short side.
- Found/Acquired: Democratic Republic of Congo
- (Africa,Democratic Republic of Congo)
- Length: 70 centimetres
- Width: 31 centimetres
Information derived from a) original Wellcome collection labels and b) worksheets, compiled by Ethno. staff, which are stored with Africa collections.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 92655 (Previous Wellcome accession number)
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Object reference number: EAF52284
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