Showa tapestry. Kuba, Zaire

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Showa “tapestry” with geometric decoration.

Kuba Kingdom, Kasai Province, Zaire, Late 19th Century

Height: 50 cm (19-1/2 in.) - Width: 49 cm (19-1/4 in.)
Frame: 64 x 64 cm (25 x 25 in.)

Provenance:
- According to current owner: royal gift from the former palace of Mbopey Mabiintsh Ma-Kyeen, gifted to British Baptist missionary George Grenfell in 1884.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013110541