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116" Congo Raffia Nshak Panel - One-of-a-Kind

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SKU: oak9b-1

Availability: In Stock

Origin: The Democratic Republic of Congo

Size: 116"L x 23"W

Materials: Congo raffia

Congo raffia is a ceremonial textile of the Kuba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Woven from dyed strips of fiber extracted from the raffia palm, Congo raffia features bold applique geometric designs.

These large decorative panels are known as nshaks are used as skirts, wrapped many times around the wearer, during ceremonies. Nshaks are truly stunning when displayed as art in the home.

One of a kind.