Classic Kuba Pillow

$225.00

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Story

Bold, graphic, and richly textured, each Classic Kuba Pillow is one of a kind and an expression of the preserved artistic heritage of the Kuba people of Congo. kanju’s Classic Kuba Pillow features a striking winding labyrinth design.

Colors are produced with indigo, natural oils, and vegetable dye. Kuba cloth has traditionally been made for ceremonial use and illuminates the art of the Kuba people of Congo. Men strip raffia fibers and weave cloth on single-heddle looms, then soften the rough cloth, called mbal, by pounding it in a mortar. Kuba women decorate the base cloth with appliqués, following their curiosity in pattern making and improvise designs within parameters.


Measurements

19"L x 19"H

**Sizing is approximate. Variations between items received and images shown can occur. To choose from our current inventory, images can be requested here.


Materials

Kuba Cloth


Colors

Natural, Black, Brown, White

Each is one-of-a-kind and possesses its own unique personality. Variations between items received and images shown can occur.


Origin

Congo


Care & Maintenance

Style indoors in a dry place.

Best to hand wash as gently as possible: in cool water with mild soap or dry clean.


Shipping Information

Standard shipping is 6-10 weeks for items in stock. View Kanju's shipping policy for more information.

Please review our terms and conditions for a full refund and exchange policy. Most non-custom items can be returned within 14 days of receipt. For additional information, contact us.