KUBA RED APPIQUED PANELS

Because of problems with past and future fading and worn or dirty areas, we had decided to not put these panels up for sale.
Since there may be collectors who, like me, are not bothered by wear, damage, fading, etc. we are offering them "as is" at
substantially reduced prices.

KUBA Panel 216
35" x 27"
$100

KUBA Panel 217
35" x 27"
$100

KUBA Panel 218
41" x 55"
$150


KUBA Panel 219
47" x 31"
$50

KUBA Panel 220
37" x 26"
$100

KUBA Panel 221
34" x 26"
$100


KUBA Panel 222
37" x 27"
$100

KUBA Panel 223
38" x 23"
$100

KUBA Panel 224
30" x 23"
$150


KUBA Panel 225
33" x 24"
$100

KUBA Panel 226
39" x 51"
$150



KUBA Panel 227
37" x 32"
$100




KUBA STYLE APPLIQUED SKIRT PANELS

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

KUBA , NGEENDE DANCE DRESS PANELS, DRC

These embroidered panels are older than our appliqued panels. The red ones, with finer strips of raffia, are soft like cotton or linen from repeated washing and handling. The color, however, is not stable. Most of these have lost some of the deep dark red they had originally. Exposure to light will fade them gradually more until they are almost gray. I have lightened and desaturated the photographs to be as accurate as I can be to their present state.. Note that the color is often uneven and somewhat faded and occasionally dirty. Remember that museums expose their textiles only rarely and under subdued light. They have not been blocked or stretched.

CARE: The cloth is not fragile and can be pinned onto a wall or panel for display, or framed like a work on paper. To eliminate wrinkles, the cloth can be misted with water, and then gently ironed on the back.

The individual pages have details to give a better idea of the cloth up close, as well as focusing on any condition problems

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