African Kuba Cloth

Kuba cloth is made of raffia by the Kuba peoples of Zaire. Men weave the fabric and women embellish it. See some of the close-ups to see the embellishment.

Click on each image to see the larger view of the piece.
NOTE: If all images do not load, hit the RELOAD or REFRESH button on your browser.

kubsXs12X.jpg (14335 bytes)

1

kubavert10X.jpg (8610 bytes)

2

kuba-diam7X.jpg (11517 bytes)

3

kubafour13X.jpg (12831 bytes)

4

kubachev4X.jpg (14656 bytes)

5

kuba3detX.jpg (11371 bytes)

Detail of 5

kuba9X.jpg (12214 bytes)

6

kuba8X.jpg (11860 bytes)

7

kuba6X.jpg (15095 bytes)

8

kuba3crossX.jpg (11076 bytes)

9

kuba5X.jpg (14106 bytes)

10

kuba11X.jpg (16882 bytes)

11

kuba2X.jpg (12238 bytes)

12

kubadet1X.jpg (15367 bytes)

Detail of 12

These African Kuba cloth pieces are from Susan Druding's collection and were photographed with a Nikon Coolpix digital camera.

Go to the African-American Quilters Article

Quilting Forum at Delphi (QFaD)

Come and visit! It's free to join and full of friendly, lively quilt discussions and swaps.

 Click here to visit:
http://forums.delphiforums.com/quilting_forum

Here, below, is a sample of 5 currently discussed topics in
our Quilting Forum at Delphi (QFaD),
click any discussion to visit as a Guest. (joining is free)

 

 

 See the Table of Contents for Equilters.com HERE

SEARCH the Equilters site HERE