Kuba Cloth XVI - Lavender Eye Pillow

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Kuba Cloth XVI - Lavender Eye Pillow

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Kuba Cloth XVI - Lavender Eye Pillow

Kuba Cloth XVI - Lavender Eye Pillow

$45

Kuba Cloth XVI - Lavender Eye Pillow

9" W x 4" H
Vintage
Democratic Republic of Congo

$45

9" W x 4" H
$45
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Eye pillow is backed with belgian flax linen. Inner contents are rice and dried lavender.

All orders placed after 2 PM PT will be processed on the next business day. Allow 2-7 business days for delivery for standard shipping. Expedited shipping options are available at checkout.

*Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

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Vintage Democratic Republic of Congo

This eye pillow is made from a vintage Kuba cloth, a unique form of textile consisting of various geometric... READ MORE

This eye pillow is made from a vintage Kuba cloth, a unique form of textile consisting of various geometric raffia pieces stitched to a plain raffia background, creating complex designs. The result is a rough surface that 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 included in ceremonial dress for ritual dances and other celebrations.

This eye pillow is made from a vintage Kuba cloth, a unique form of textile consisting of various geometric raffia pieces stitched to a... Read More

This eye pillow is made from a vintage Kuba cloth, a unique form of textile consisting of various geometric raffia pieces stitched to a plain raffia background, creating complex designs. The result is a rough surface that 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 included in ceremonial dress for ritual dances and other celebrations.

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Product Information

Eye pillow is backed with belgian flax linen. Inner contents are rice and dried lavender.

All orders placed after 2 PM PT will be processed on the next business day. Allow 2-7 business days for delivery for standard shipping. Expedited shipping options are available at checkout.

*Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.