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#661 Superb African Square Kuba Textile Ottoman 16" L x 16" W x 14.5" H

#661 Superb African Square Kuba Textile Ottoman 16" L x 16" W x 14.5" H

Regular price $675.75 USD
Regular price $900.00 USD Sale price $675.75 USD
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Superb ottoman Newly upholstered in old fine handmade Kasai Velvet kuba cloth with embroidered

 geometric design made of raffia from a palm tree and brown faux Leather cotton.10 pounds

Originally Kasai were

 used as currency, and were valuable products for trade and dowries and exchange , missionaries arriving

 the kingdom in the 19thc were fascinated by work and encouraged women to produce more of them to

 adorn religious vestments for Catholic missionaries and decorate the interiors of European houses."

16" L x 16" W x 14.5" H
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