"Bonjour, Babe" Card

"Bonjour, Babe" Card

"Bonjour, Babe" Card

"Bonjour, Babe" Card

5.25 x 5.25"
Printed
St. Frank
$3 $6 Sale

This print is a replica of a vintage Kuba cloth, a unique textile featuring complex designs that are created... READ MORE

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Provenance

Printed
St. Frank

This print is a replica of a vintage 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.

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Single greeting card and envelope. High quality print of the Kuba Cloth Coffee textile on the front. Interior message reads "Bonjour, babe."

Card measures 5.25" x 5.25"

Envelope measures 5.5" x 5.5"

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Provenance

This print is a replica of a vintage 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.