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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2022

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Border (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

This is a Border. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is raffia and its technique is plain weave embroidered with pile stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Virginia Hamill Johnson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 137.8 x 7.6 cm (54 1/4 in. x 3 in.)

Cite this object as

Border (Democratic Republic of the Congo); raffia; H x W: 137.8 x 7.6 cm (54 1/4 in. x 3 in.); 1973-76-7

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