Lot: 316

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Partie d'une robe de danse pour femme "ncak nsueha"

R. D. Congo, Kuba, Bushoong

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Henricus Simonis, Düsseldorf, Germany (1998)
German Private Collection
M: 77cm x 68 cm 600 EUR
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raffia palm fibre ("raphia vinifera"), glazed/ framed As individual sections are completed they are sewn together. Woman's embroidered skirts can reach six meters in length or even longer. They are worn on ceremonial occasions, especially at funerals and form part of the grave goods for deceased members of the lineage.


Meurant, Georges, Traumzeichen, München 1989, p. 98