Lot: 31594th Tribal Art Auction
D. R. Congo, Kuba / Tetela
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|M: 78.7 inch x 28.3 inch||
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wood sticks, woven plant fibre, These mats served as tapestries and carpets for sitting and sleeping. Highly decorated examples, such as this, were prestige items reserved for chiefs.
Sieber, Roy, African Furniture & Household Objects, Bloomington 1980, p. 96