Mbenge Kuba carpet

€395.00

Fabrics in traditional African art. Carpet Mbenge Kasai Region Mweka Kuba Territory

This African carpet is an authentic example having been used during Royal dance ceremonies. The result of noble work, which takes one to two years to complete. They are made of raffia. The Mbenge tribe is a sub-ethnic group from the Kuba Kingdom. This African art carpet comes from a family who lived before the First World War in the village of Lambuom.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1950
Size
+/- 125 x 54 cm
Ethnic group
Kuba / Bakuba
Material(s)
Raphia
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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