Ecru Maze Kuba Cloth Zip Pouch

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Dimensions: 11" W x 8.5" H

The zip pouch is constructed of Belgian linen that was printed in the USA and finished with a gold exposed zipper with our signature St. Frank zipper pull.

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Provenance

This zip pouch is made from fabric that is inspired by Kuba cloth, a unique textile featuring complex designs that are created when various geometric raffia pieces are stitched to a plain raffia background. The resulting rough surface is punctuated by repeated geometric patterns with unexpected interruptions in design. Men cultivate the raffia palm and weave the raffia cloth; women then create the patterned textiles. Traditionally, Kuba cloth was used as a wrapped skirt worn during burials. Later, it was incorporated in ceremonial dress for ritual dances and other celebrations.