In post – Renaissance Europe, Africa’s Kuba and Showa Cloth as well as Antique Brodee, the embroidered and appliqué decorated raffia cloth from the Congo (formerly Zaire), entered the curio cabinets and treasuries of nobles and kings as the finest representation of African art. – Please use arrows inserted on either side of above image (they may be a little hard to see as they are dark) to page and view more options.
More recently, the mastery of Kuba cloths’ abstract patterning was a source of inspiration to artists such as Matisse, who displayed part of his large collection on the wall of his studio. Phases Africa directly trades with Congo’s most renowned source on Kuba Cloth. We will do our very best to find that special Kuba cloth you’re looking for. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements.